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Hector Norman Sutherland

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 38), Page: 5 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 2 (Roll 38), Page: 5 - No known copyright restrictions


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Hector Norman AWMM
  • Surname
    Sutherland AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 28818 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    Australia AWMM
    Australia AWMM
  • Date of birth
    15 September 1887 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 15 August 2017 - Military File
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mrs Mary Sutherland (mother), Millbrook, Waipu, North Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status


Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 28818 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Telegraphist/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Moeraki then transhipped to "Mooltan" at Sydney for Suez. AWMM
    • He was the son of James John & Mary SUTHERLAND (nee McKenzie). Three brothers enlisted - Hector Norman (28818), Hugh James (13/3207) & Grant McKenzie (50783).

      In 1928, he married Flora Christina Johanna ‘Lorrie’ McKAY. They had two children – Barbara & Jim Public - Sandra - Researcher - 23 November 2018 - Waipu Museum
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About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
    11 December 1974 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 23 November 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Age at death
    87 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 23 November 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
    Waipu Cemetery Public - Sandra - Researcher - 23 November 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Grave reference
    Main Block 31, Plot 331 Public - Sandra - Researcher - 23 November 2018 - Waipu Museum
  • Obituary
    • Colourful Waipu citizen dies. Waipu recently lost one of its more colourful citizens when Mr Hector Norman Sutherland died at the age of 87. Once called the fastest telegraphist in the New Zealand Post Office, Mr Sutherland was a telegraph operator for the occupation forces in Germany after WW1. He served in the signals corp. He worked as a bushman between the wars, following a period with his father in the bush at Te Kuiti, where he was born, and later at Kaihu. Mr Sutherland was married in 1928 and has two children. For many years Mr Sutherland was secretary of the Caledonian Society at Waipu. An accomplished musician – he taught himself to read music – Mr Sutherland played second violin in an early Waipu Orchestra. (Northern Advocate, Dec 1974) Public - Sandra - Researcher - 23 November 2018 - Waipu Museum
    • SUTHERLAND, Hector Norman (Veteran WW1). On December 11, 1974, at a private hospital (late of Waipu), loved husband of the late Lorrie, loved father of Bunnie (Mrs Care, Maraetai) and Jim (Whangarei), father in law of Eric & Jan, loved grandpop of Andrew, Beverley, Shirley and Shona, and Dianne and Fraser; in his 88 year. Peacefully sleeping. A graveside service will be held at Waipu Cemetery on Saturday. Time later. Communications to Mrs Care, 1 R.D., Howick.
      SUTHERLAND, Hector Norman. Dearly loved brother of Grant & brother-in-law of Jessie (4 Islington St., Kensington). At rest. (Northern Advocate, Dec 1974) Public - Sandra - Researcher - 23 November 2018 - Waipu Museum
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DateFirst namesLocationRelationshipContact
15 August 2017SandraWaipu, New ZealandResearcher
31 July 2017NormanWaipuResearcher
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