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John Edward RUTHERFORD

Regimental number4227
Place of birthSunny Corner New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressWest Wyalong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, Mr J Rutherford, West Wyalong, New South Wales
Enlistment date18 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll18 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 13th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A6 Aeneas on 20 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 17 August 1916
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burial"Y" Farm Military Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 10), Bois-Grenier, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
159
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary RUTHERFORD, Welcome Street, West Wyalong, New South Wales. Native of Sunny Corner, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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