|Place of birth||Windsor, Victoria|
|School||State School No. 3016, Toorak, Victoria|
|Address||Pretoria Street, Deepdene, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||22|
|Next of kin||Father, C Cant, Pretoria Street, Deepdene, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||23rd Battalion, 6th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/40/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||59th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Fleurbaix, France|
|Age at death||23.7|
|Age at death from cemetery records||23|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 16), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Charles and Jessie CANT, 13 Tivoli Road, South Yarra, Victoria|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Allotted to, and proceeded to 58th Bn from 6th Training Bn, Zeitoun, 23 February 1916; taken on strength of 58th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 23 February 1916.
Transferred to 59th Bn, 15 March 1916; taken on strength of 59th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 15 March 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Posted missing, 19 July 1916.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 29 August 1917, pronounced fate as 'Killed in Action, 19 July 1916'.
Note on B.103, 'presumed buried in No Man's Land at 5J9043 to 5K0251 (Sheet Hazebrouck 5a).Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, CANT Charles Rutherford
Red Cross file 681109