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John RUTHERFORD

Regimental number2130
Place of birthNewtown Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationBlacksmith
AddressGoulburn, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinFather, Thos Rutherford, Mt Eccles via Leongatha, Victoria
Enlistment date11 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 12 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialDuchy Farm New British Cemetery (Plot XI, Row A, Grave No. 23), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
126
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Florence RUTHERFORD. Native of Scarsdale, Victoria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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