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Alexander Thomas RUTHERFORD

Regimental number4527
Place of birthEdinburgh, Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinSister, Mrs M McLeod, c/o Miss M Rutherford, Torwoodlie, Galisteek, Scotland
Enlistment date24 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameNo 6 Tunnelling Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number16/12/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A69 Warilda on 1 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian General Hospital
FateDied of disease 12 December 1918
Age at death from cemetery records41
Place of burialNewbattle Old Cemetery (Row 7, Grave No. 52), Scotland
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
183
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander and Margaret RUTHERFORD

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