Private Robert Rutherford

Private Robert Murray Rutherford, 11th Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. He died in France on 30th July 1916, aged , 22, of wounds received in action during the Battle of the Somme. He was the son of Robert and Margaret Rutherford of Chatton and is buried in Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France. His Headstone is inscribed ” Faithful Unto Death “. The photograph shows a recently captured trench on the Somme with the chalky soil of the Region very evident.

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