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RUTHERFORD Walter Henry

Male 1905 - 1960  (55 years)


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  • Name RUTHERFORD Walter Henry 
    Born 26 Aug 1905  Wickham, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [1, 2
    Gender Male 
    Died 14 Oct 1960  [3
    Person ID I7997  The Tree of Me
    Last Modified 19 Apr 2007 

    Father RUTHERFORD William James,   b. 1878/79,   d. 14 Jul 1931, Mayfield, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 52 years) 
    Mother ALLSOP Kate,   b. 23 Mar 1883, Lucknow, Vic, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location,   d. 10 Sep 1948, Hamilton, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  (Age 65 years) 
    Married 1900  Sydney, NSW, Australia Find all individuals with events at this location  [4
    Family ID F4215  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

    Family Living 
    Last Modified 5 Jun 2018 
    Family ID F5290  Group Sheet  |  Family Chart

  • Event Map
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  • Notes 
    • Need to check death date - indexes don’t give indication of death

      1928 - 47 Veda Street, Hamilton
      1934 - 15 Gulliver St, Hamilton


      C/o Park View Hotel Islington
      Royal Australian Air Force 21256
      Enlisted 10 Jun 1940 at Islington, Newcastle
      Discharged 24 November 1944
      Warrant Officer
      7 airfield Construction Squadron
      POW - NO
      Next of Kin - Kathleen Rutherford (Mother)
      5 foot 6 inches dark complexion, brown eyes, brown hair.
      Previously served with the naval reserve under the old system
      Worked fro Stewarts and Lloyds at Mayfield
      Appendix scar
      Tattoo Snake and sword on left arm
      Tried to commit suicide when his wife left him (National Archives p. 29)
      Apprenticeship with Goninans (National Archives p. 30)
      p. 33 Decent type respectful, quick manner, sensible
      Lived 7 Veda Street, Hamilton after discharge
      History of malaria

      Probable 2nd marriage to Alice Isabel Parris at Hamilton in 1946 11833

    Occupation:
    • Fitter

  • Sources 
    1. [S6] 29530/1905.

    2. [S129] War Memorial Records.

    3. [S30] National Archives, p. 38.

    4. [S6] 1900 2581.