Tuesday, 14 October 2008

Blackmore: Remembering ... Edward Sutton

Gunner Edward (Ted) Sutton served in the Royal Garrison Artillery No. 66987. He was wounded at Ypres and died at Exeter Hospital, aged 31 on 24th November 1918. He was buried in Blackmore and is the only First World War grave in the churchyard.

His name is commemorated on the War Memorial but not the church window.

The ‘Commonwealth War Graves Commission’ includes the following citation: http://www.cwgc.org/search/certificate.aspx?casualty=2757714

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