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Clarence Edwin Sutton

Birthplace: Urbanna, Virginia, USA
Death: Died
Place of Burial: Arlington, Arlington, Virginia, USA
Immediate Family:

Son of Thomas Edwin Sutton and Ellen Sutton

Managed by: Marvin Caulk, (C)
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About Clarence Edwin Sutton

The President of the United States of America, in the name of Congress, takes pleasure in presenting the Medal of Honor to Sergeant Clarence Edwin Sutton, United States Marine Corps, for extraordinary heroism while serving with the Headquarters, 1st Regiment (Marines), in action during the battle near Tientsin, China, 13 July 1900. Although under heavy fire from the enemy, Sergeant Sutton assisted in carrying a wounded officer from the field of battle.

General Orders: War Department, General Orders No. 55 (July 19, 1901)

Action Date: 13-Jul-00

Service: Marine Corps

Rank: Sergeant

Company: Headquarters

Regiment: 1st Regiment (Marines)

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Clarence Edwin Sutton's Timeline

February 18, 1871
Urbanna, Virginia, USA
October 9, 1916
Age 45
Arlington, Arlington, Virginia, USA