STERLAND Frederick

Frederick Sterland
Royal Marines Medical Unit.

Died of wounds in 11th casualty clearing station ( gun shot wound to abdomen) on 4.6.15. Mentioned in despatches. Enlisted 4.1.15. 2nd (RN) Field Ambulance “C” Bearer Section . MEF 1.3.15 – 6.6.15.

Recommended for award by Surgeon Sparrow RN of the 2nd Field Ambulance : “ with much coolness and devotion to duty he carried wounded from Regimental Aid Posts to the Advanced Dressing Station , a distance of over a mile, in parts under considerable fire. At last he was fatally wounded and has since died” . Awarded certificate by GOC RND for Courageous and gallant Conduct in the field 4.6.15. ( London Gazette 5.11.15.).

Mother – Mary E Steland , The Hollies, Morton.

War Graves Commission Citation

The War Graves Photographic Project