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Regimental number698
Place of birthNhill Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarm hand
AddressMeenaar, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, C G Rutherford, Austral Street, Kalgoorlie, Western Australia
Enlistment date24 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll28 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name44th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/61/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 6 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll44th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 June 1917
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialStrand Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 12), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Henrietta RUTHERFORD, Railway Parade, Kalamunda, Western Australia. Native of Nhill, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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