The AIF Project


Regimental number2796
Place of birthMt Blackwood, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressQueenstown, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, George Carruthers, Red Hill, Mount Blackwood, Victoria
Enlistment date18 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateKilled in Action
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Date of Fate unreadable Nominal Roll.
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Special Memorial 21), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Alice CARUTHERS, 21 Connell Street, Hawthorn, Victoria. Native of Blackwood, Victoria

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