Blackmore Area Local History

First World War Commemoration:
David Sutton

Died in the First World War.
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David Sutton

War Memorial: Place and inscription
Blackmore War Memorial:
Pte. D. Sutton R.Fus.


Royal Fusiliers. 11th Battalion. Service No: 87384. [CWGC]

Service Details:
Medal card: R Fus Pte GS/87384 Sutton, David Victory/British TP/104 B35 p. 4208 [Ancestry]

Personal and family information:
Son of John Joseph Sutton. [CWGC]
Father John Joseph Sutton, mother Elizabeth Scrivener, both born Blackmore ca 1855 [C1881].  Married Q3 1877 St Olave, Southwark.  [FreeBMD].

David Sutton was born Edmonton Q4 1894.  [Free BMD] 
Edmonton was in Middlesex.  Baptism Registers for the parishes within Edmonton are in the London Metropolitan Archives, 40 Northampton Road. EC1R 0HB. 

Elizabeth Sutton died Q3 1910
Edmonton. [Free BMD]

1881 Census gives John J and Elizabeth Sutton (both born Blackmore) living in Southwark, St Olave. 

1901 Census.  Living Middlesex; with John Joseph age 47 & Elizabeth age 47, also brother Ted Sutton, age 14

1911 Census. David Sutton is living at
66 Seaford Rd Tottenham, a shop boy, age 16; father John Joseph is widower, occupation, carman

Burial Register:
“John Joseph Sutton. The Bridge, Blackmore.
August 6 1932. 77 Years.” (almost certainly the father of deceased).  [Source: Original register in church safe]

Date of Death:
24th October 1918


Where died:
Killed in action,
France. [CWGC]

Place of Burial or Commemoration:
Buried at
Cross Roads Cemetery, Fontaine-Au-Bois.  [CWGC]

List of Sources:
Ancestry, Church Safe with grateful acknowledgment to the Vicar and churchwardens, Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC), Free BMD.

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Last Updated: 5 June 2010