Australian Military Forces Hat Badge
5th Battalion The Royal Australian Regiment title
Henry E. Suttor
218006 Corporal. Henry E. Suttor, 26
Mudgee, NSW.

Corporal 'Eyes' Suttor enlisted as a regular soldier on November 15, 1967. On the morning of the 16th November 1969, Henry Suttor's platoon were advancing on a bunker system when at 0730hrs his section made contact with the VC. 'Eyes' was metres from the forward bunker when he called out that he was going to 'grenade it'. As Corporal Suttor raised himself to throw the grenade he was hit by two rounds of enemy fire. He dropped the grenade, and the grenade exploded killing him instantly.

Official Commemoration: NSW - Canobolas Crematorium, Orange
Commemoration Position: Niche - HH 32

 

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