SUTTON, George Henry

Rank: 
Private
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
East Yorkshire Regiment
Service: 
Army
Service numbers: 
4347101
Died : 
Wednesday, August 19, 1942
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
25
Operations: 
Local Roll of Honour: 
George Sutton 4 Commando
Private George Sutton, from Hull, died during operations at Dieppe. In a letter to his parents Lord Lovat wrote, " Your son fought magnificently and died in the hour of victory. No man can do more. He is a credit to his Commando and his Country. " 
A former pupil of Scarborough Street School, he had been in the Army for over 2 years.
 
Sources
CWGC.
Newspaper article in the No.4 Commando gallery.
[Image] Alan Scarborough, nephew.
 
Primary Roll of Honour: 
Photo of grave in Gallery: 
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