Leslie Ronald Sutton

1910–1998 (Age 88)
Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand

The Life of Leslie Ronald

When Leslie Ronald Sutton was born on 22 March 1910, in Nelson, Nelson, New Zealand, his father, Leslie George Sutton, was 38 and his mother, Lillie Minnie Waterhouse, was 41. He died on 26 June 1998, in Richmond, Nelson, New Zealand, at the age of 88.

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Leslie George Sutton
Lillie Minnie Waterhouse
Isa Murial Sutton
Norman Harman Sutton
Dudley Vernon Sutton
Thelma Doris Sutton
Leslie Ronald Sutton

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World Events (8)


Age 4

Outbreak of World War I. New Zealand commits thousands of troops to the British war effort. They suffer heavy casualties in the Gallipoli campaign in Turkey in 1915.
1923 · New Zealand's Claim to Antartica

Age 13

The Ross Dependency is a New Zealand dependency located on the Antarctician Continent. It is the only settlement on the Antartica that is claimed by a sovereign nation. New Zealand still owns claim even after the Antarctic Treaty that was signed in 1959 by 11 other nations. 

Age 29

WWII. Troops from New Zealand see action in Europe, North Africa and the Pacific during World War II.

Name Meaning

English: habitational name from any of the extremely numerous places called Sutton, from Old English sūð ‘south’ + tūn ‘enclosure’, ‘settlement’.

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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  • Leslie Ronald Sutton, "BillionGraves Index"

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