Flying Officer Anthony Rutherford D.F.C.

Flying Officer Anthony Bethune Ewart Rutherford D.F.C., Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve. He was a member of 182 Squadron R.A.F. and was killed in an accident on 10th November 1944, aged 21. He was the son of Robert and Marjorie Rutherford of Cottesloe, Western Australia and is buried in Kirknewton ( St. Gregory ) Churchyard, Kirknewton, Wooler, Northumberland. 182 Squadron was a Fighter Bomber unit which flew the Hawker Typhoon 1B and at the time of death was based at Eindhoven in Holland. His Headstone is inscribed ” Sedulus Et Audax R. I. P.”.

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