Born 22 June 1917
Killed in Action 24 November 1943


Riley Sutton, the youngest son of George W. Sutton and Annie Owens Sutton, was killed in action during WWII in Italy. He was survived by his parents and one brother, Lon L. Sutton. He was a grandson of John Thomas Owens and Elizabeth Lanham Owens. He was a GGG-grandson of Abel Lanham (buried at the nearby Lambert Cemetery), a Revoluntary War Soldier. Riley Sutton is buried at England Cemetery, Tazewell, Claiborne County, Tennessee.

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Date of birth:
  • 22 June 1917
  • Date of death: 24 November 1943
  • County: Claiborne
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Burial/Memorial Location: England Cemetery, Tazewell, Claiborne County, TN
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VIII, Middle Panel
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