Monday, 11 July 2011

Pioneer James David Sutherland

159314 Pioneer James David Sutherland, No 1 Special Coy, Royal Engineers, who died 2nd December 1917, son of Hector and Joanna Sutherland of Lybster, Caithness.  James was educated at Sutherland Technical School, Golspie.

James is buried in Dusians British Cemetery, Etrun, Pas de Calais, France - photograph above.

Many thanks to Morag Sutherland for photographs.

Pte Alexander Sutherland

Private Alexander Sutherland, born 20th January 1888 at Pittentrail, Rogart, son of John Sutherland and Catherine Sutherland.  Alexander, Private, 8th Battalion Seaforth Highlanders, was killed in France on 9th June 1918.  He is buried in the Wanquetin Communal Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France.  He is also commemorated on the Rogart War Memorial and on his parents' gravestone at St. Callan's churchyard, Rogart.

Many thanks to Morag Sutherland for this photograph.