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Name: Thomas RUTTER
Casualty No.: Ranks: Private Initials: T Service No.: 41992
Date of Birth : - Place of Birth : Hexham, Northumberland. Age at Death: 22
Unit: 12th Bn Manchester Regiment.
Former Unit(s): 5383 Northumberland Fusiliers.
Place Enlisted: Hexham, Northumberland.
Place of Residence: Wylam and possibly Grove Farm, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
Home Address: Horsley Marsh, Wylam, Northumberland. Formerly of Hexham and Stamfordham, Northumberland.
Previous Address:
Civilian Employment:
How Died: Killed in action
Date of Death: Thursday 12th April 1917
Place of Death: France
Battle/Campaign: Battles of Arras, France, 1917. First Battle of the Scarpe, 9th-14th April 1917. 52nd Brigade, 17th Division, VI Corps, Third Army.
Locally Commemorated: Ryton War Memorial, Station Bank, Ryton on Tyne, Co. Durham.
UK Commemorated: Wylam War Memorial, Wylam, Northumberland. War Memorial, St Oswin's Church, Wylam, Northumberland.
Overseas Commemorated: Tilloy British Cemetery, Tilloy-les-Mofflaines.
Decoration and Medals:
Photographs: 0
Service Records: No
Death Notice/Obituary:
Family Details:
Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Mabel Rutter, from Stamfordham, Northumberland.
Notes : Divisional support south west of Feuchy. Positions heavily shelled. Four officers and numerous other ranks killed.
Sources Used: Commonwealth War Graves Commission Debt of Honour Register. Soldiers Died in the Great War.
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