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Joseph Malcolm RUTHERFORD

Regimental number6
Place of birthCampbelltown New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPavior
Address6 Wolseley Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Rutherford, 6 Wolseley Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date6 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPioneer Sergeant
Unit name7th Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


'Consistent good work and valour under fire. Indefatigable and fearless in task of removing casualties etc.'
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', Second Supplement, 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).
Recommendation date: 7 March 1917

FateReturned to Australia 15 February 1918
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death6 August 1963
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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