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Sutton, Harold Edmund (1886–1946)

After an illness of nearly 12 months, Mr. Harold Edmund Sutton, died at his home in Marine Parade, St. Kilda, last night. He had been a member of The Age staff for 10 years and was assistant chief sub-editor for seven years.

Mr. Sutton came to Melbourne from Launceston, where he was chief sub-editor of The Examiner. He was widely known in Tasmania as an able and versatile journalist. In his younger days he was one of the finest half-backs in Tasmanian football. He was also prominent as an oarsman and tennis player.

He is survived by a widow, four sons and one daughter. His five children were all members of the services during the war. One, Lieut. M. Sutton, was a prisoner of war in Japanese hands.

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'Sutton, Harold Edmund (1886–1946)', Obituaries Australia, National Centre of Biography, Australian National University, https://oa.anu.edu.au/obituary/sutton-harold-edmund-14085/text25067, accessed 8 August 2022.

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