Charles William Sutton

Submitted by: Phyllis Johnson {Daughter}

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Charles William Sutton born 10/17/1894. Charles Sutton served in World War 1 with the United States Army. The enlistment was in 1917 and the service was completed in 1919.

Story of Service

 

My father was the oldest of 10 siblings . WWI - 10/17/904 Registration Card FHL Roll Number 1439779 Corporal and WWII 1942 Draft Card.

I have Final Payment Roll copy July 31, 1919. Pictures of his group was on display at the WW1 Memorial in the basement at Indianapolis and was destroyed by a flood.

Contacted St Louis and was told records were destroyed by fire. 1569758 .

My nephew has dress jacket with Medical Quarter Masters Corps button attached. with 2 strips and tags.

I have paper work in my possession for all the above and other information. Also Presidential Memorial Certificate (41B3) award for my father's service with raised gold seal.

My father always told me to be good to the vets and buy poppies.

I am involved with the vets honor flights from Lakeland, Florida in honor of my father and have made one of the flights as guardian for a WWII vet.