Godfrey Hamish Rutherford Unknown date of birth - 3 July 1942 Key details Contribute › Service number18248 AWMM Also known as ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargePrivate AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesGodfrey Hamish AWMM SurnameRutherford AWMM Ingoa Also known as Service number18248 AWMM GenderMale AWMM Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW2 AWMMMusterer AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMLochiel Private BagChristchurchNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationMr G. Rutherford (father)Lochiel Private BagChristchurchNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusUnknown AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War II, 1939-1945 AWMM CampaignsWestern Desert AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Service number18248 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW2 AWMMChristchurchCanterburyNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW2 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW2 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW2 AWMMSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force AWMMInfantry Brigade AWMMLance Corporal AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notes Last known rank Contribute › Last rankPrivate AWMM20 Canterbury Infantry Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › Godfrey Rutherford was the son of Godfrey Oliver Rutherford and Helen Rutherford, of Hanmer Springs, New Zealand. AWMM Death About death Contribute › Age at death24 AWMM Date of death3 July 1942 AWMM Cause of death Place of deathWestern DesertNorth AfricaAfrica AWMM Death notesWestern Desert AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery name Grave reference Memorial Contribute › Memorial nameAlamein MemorialEl Alamein War CemeteryEgypt AWMM Memorial referenceColumn 104. AWMM Obituary Roll of Honour Remember Godfrey Hamish Rutherford by laying a poppy. Frederick Duncan Rutherford George Charters Rutherford Godfrey Hamish Rutherford Ian Gordon Rutherford Ivan Rutherford Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of Godfrey Hamish Rutherford Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources Used DocumentsSecond New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1942). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 5 (Embarkations from 1st July, 1941 to 30 September, 1941). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMWW2 5: WW2 185 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.