Submitted by: Gene Simpson
Obit provided by: Sharon Boyd-Davis
A descendent of the Sutherland family
Pvt. Sutherland Gave Life In France
Of Saddle, Arkansas, was killed in action in France on
July 06, 1944. Pvt Sutherland was a paratrooper in
The 82nd Airborne Division, 507 PIR Group. He had been in
service for his country 14 months and overseas for 7 months.
He received his training at Camp Wolters, TX. and Fort Mead,
MD. Pvt. Sutherland received the European African Middle
Eastern Campaign Theatre medal, the WWII Victory Medal,
The WWII Service Lapel Button, a Bronze Star, and
the Purple Heart.
Interment was in Saddle Cemetery at Saddle, Arkansas.
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