Clarence Edwin Sutton
Sergeant, United States Marine Corps
|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
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.
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.
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