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James Ross Rutherford U/1785 Corporal Royal Canadian Army Service Corps January 30, 1917 Canso, Guysborough County, NS September 22, 1941 London, England 24 London, England Single Motor Driver Methodist Lillie M. Rutherford (Mother), Halifax, NS 5 feet, 10 ½ inches Medium Grey Brown March 18, 1942 25 Brookwood Military Cemetery, England 37. G. 9. Commemorated on page 112 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on March 9 James Ross Rutherford was the son of James McGregor and Lillie May Rutherford of Halifax, Nova Scotia. Corporal Rutherford served for two and half years with the 2nd Battalion, Manchester Regiment of the British Army prior to enlisting in the Canadian Army in London, England. While serving in England, he was killed in a motorcycle accident while on active duty. The accident occurred on Farnborough Road in Aldershot, England.
James Ross Rutherford
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