James Lyall Rutherford

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: January 1915
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: 161730
  • Rank: Corporal
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Army Service Corps
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Division Mechanical Transport Company
  • Place of Death: Aisne, France
  • Age at Death: 25
  • Date of Death: 24/10/1918
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Vaux-Andigny British Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: C.6

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 6 Stirling Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Butcher, D. C. Rutherford, Hilltown, Dundee
  • Mother:

    Jessie Coutts

  • Father:

    Hector Rutherford

  • Siblings:

    D.C Rutherford, butcher

  • Spouse:
  • Children:

More about James Lyall Rutherford

Corporal James Lyall Rutherford was in the 1st Divisional Mechanical Transport Company when he committed suicide on the 24th October 1918 less than a month before the armistice.

James Lyall Rutherford   161730   Army Service Corps

RUTHERFORD___Died in France, October 24th, Corporal James Lyall Rutherford, aged 25 years, youngest son of the late Hector Rutherford, butcher, and Mrs Rutherford, 6 Stirling Street, Dundee.

Dundee Evening Telegraph 27th November 1918

Additional information kindly supplied by Derek Robertson, and Michael Caldwell

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