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Joseph Ward Rutledge

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Joseph Ward AWMM
  • Surname
    Rutledge AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 4293 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW1 Mrs Annie Rutledge (m), 14 Rossall Street, Merivale Christchurch AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 4293 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Killed in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Annie and Charles Rutledge of Merivale. Lieutenant Joseph Ward Rutledge was a student of Lyttleton High School and Christ's College, he worked for the Union Steamship Company, before going to England, where he attended the Liverpool University studying architecture. On the outbreak of war he enlisted with the British Army, and was in training from August 1915 to December 1915 before leaving on Active Service with the Royal Field Artillery. Two brothers also served during the First World War, George Robert who served with the Royal Navy and Henry Ernest Rutledge who served as Quarter-Master Sergeant with the New Zealand Expeditionary Force. AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    31 July 1917 AWMM
    Age 33 AWMM
    BelgiumEurope AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium AWMM

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