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Sutherland, John R., 1923-1985



  • Existence: September 7, 1923 - May 1985

Biographical Note: John R. Sutherland

John R. Sutherland served with the U.S. Navy during World War II. At the time of his enlistment on June 30, 1942, he had been working for the Boeing Company at plant 2 in Seattle, Washington. During his service, he served aboard the USS LExington in the Pacific Ocean in battles of the Philippine Sea. He was born September 7, 1923 and died May 1985. No further information is known.

Biographical sketch derived from donor information and records on

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Sutherland Family World War II Collection

 Collection — Folder: 1
Identifier: 2019-09-02
Content Description The Sutherland Family World War II Collection is a small collection of visual and textual materials related to the U.S. military service of David H., George L. and John R. Sutherland during World War II.David H. Sutherland's service is documented with a spiralbound notebook with handwritten notes likely from flight training; his certificate of service; a separation qualification record (photocopy); a document clearing his accounts from Hendricks Field, Florida; a V-mail letter...

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