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|Army number=4459419
 
|Army number=4459419
 
|Rank=Pte
 
|Rank=Pte
|Date of birth=Born 1917/18.
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|Date of birth=Born 7/12/1917.
|Age=22
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|Age=22 at the time of his death.
|Unit=Joined The Durham Light Infantry, no Enlistment Date as yet.  Posted ? 12th Bn DLI.  Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940, posted 1 TS.  Served BEF.  KILLED in ACTION 20/5/40.
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|Unit=Joined The Durham Light Infantry, no exact Enlistment Date as yet, but his Regimental Number suggests late Summer or Autumn 1939.  Posted ? 12th Battalion DLI.  Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940, and posted to 1st Tyneside Scottish.  Served with the BEF in France.  KILLED in ACTION 20/5/40 at Ficheux.
|Joined Brigade=Date not yet confirmed.
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|Joined Brigade=Probably 1/9/1939 or shortly thereafter.
|Died/Killed in action=20-May-40
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|Died/Killed in action=20-May-40.  Buried Memorial Plot 8, Row B, Grave 12, [[BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY]], Ficheux.  Headstone inscription reads - ETERNAL REST GIVE UNTO HIM, O LORD; AND LET PERPETUAL LIGHT SHINE UPON HIM. R.I.P.
|Home address=Son of James and Ellen Rutherford, Husband of Rosemary Rutherford, Walker, Newcastle-on-Tyne.  Buried Memorial Plot 8, Row B, Grave 12, [[BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY]], Ficheux.
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|Home address=Son of James and Ellen Rutherford, lived at 7, Judson Place, Newcastle upon Tyne.  Worked as an upholsterer in a factory.  Husband of Rosemary Rutherford, Walker, Newcastle-on-Tyne.  Marriage details not yet traced.  
 
|Image Name=Rutherford_J_4459419.JPG
 
|Image Name=Rutherford_J_4459419.JPG
 
|Image Title=Pte J Rutherford's CWGC headstone.
 
|Image Title=Pte J Rutherford's CWGC headstone.
 
|Source table=1TS
 
|Source table=1TS
 
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Latest revision as of 11:51, 30 March 2020

Personnel Entry

Pte J Rutherford's CWGC headstone.
Pte J Rutherford's CWGC headstone.

Name Rutherford Joseph
Army number 4459419
Rank Pte
Decorations
Date of birth Born 7/12/1917.
Age 22 at the time of his death.
Unit Joined The Durham Light Infantry, no exact Enlistment Date as yet, but his Regimental Number suggests late Summer or Autumn 1939. Posted ? 12th Battalion DLI. Transferred to the Black Watch 1/2/1940, and posted to 1st Tyneside Scottish. Served with the BEF in France. KILLED in ACTION 20/5/40 at Ficheux.
Company/Battery
Platoon or other sub-unit
Task or role
Joined Brigade Probably 1/9/1939 or shortly thereafter.
Promotions
Wounded
Prisoner of War
Died/Killed in action 20-May-40. Buried Memorial Plot 8, Row B, Grave 12, BUCQUOY ROAD CEMETERY, Ficheux. Headstone inscription reads - ETERNAL REST GIVE UNTO HIM, O LORD; AND LET PERPETUAL LIGHT SHINE UPON HIM. R.I.P.
Home address Son of James and Ellen Rutherford, lived at 7, Judson Place, Newcastle upon Tyne. Worked as an upholsterer in a factory. Husband of Rosemary Rutherford, Walker, Newcastle-on-Tyne. Marriage details not yet traced.
Source table 1TS