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SUTTON, CLARENCE

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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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Service

Rank

Division

U.S. Marine Corps Sergeant (highest rank: First Sergeant)

Conflict

Year of honor

born

China Relief Expedition 1900 Urbanna, Middlesex County, Virginia

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.