Corporal William Rutherford

Private William Rutherford, 2nd Battalion, Kings Own Scottish Borderers. He was killed in action in France on 31st July 1916 during the Battle of the Somme and is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, Thiepval, Somme, France.
He fell in an attack from ” Pommiers Redoubt ” on German positions near Delville Wood. The attack was not successful and cost the Battalion 6 Officers killed and 9 wounded. Oher Ranks suffered 244 casualties with nearly 60 fatalities.

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