Clarence Edwin Sutton – Sergeant, United States Marine Corps

Date Icon Publish Date

Clarence Edwin Sutton was born in Middlesex County, Virginia, on February 18, 1871. He earned the Medal of Honor while serving in the Boxer Rebellion at Tientsin, China, on July 13, 1900.

Sergeant Sutton died on October 9, 1941 and was buried in Section 17 of Arlington National Cemetery.

SUTTON, CLARENCE E

  • 1ST SGT USMC
  • VETERAN SERVICE DATES: Unknown
  • DATE OF DEATH: 10/09/1916
  • DATE OF INTERMENT: Unknown
  • BURIED AT:   SITE 18847
    ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY

SUTTON, CLARENCE EDWIN

Rank and organization: Sergeant, U.S. Marine Corps. Born: 18 February 1871, Middlesex County, Virginia. Accredited to: Washington, D.C. G.O. No.: 55, 19 July 1901.

Citation:

In action during the battle near Tientsin, China, 13 July 1900. Although under heavy fire from the enemy, Sutton assisted in carrying a wounded officer from the field of battle.

cesutton

Read also our most popular topics on Arlington National Cemetery

Leave a Reply

Your email address will not be published.