RUTLEDGE, George William


Rank: Private

Year of death: 1916

Date of birth: 1879

Date of death: 14/7/1916

Place of death: Somme

Service number: 21393

Regiment: Northumberland Fusiliers


Cemetery location: Section V

Where remembered?: Buried Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery, Brey Sur Somme.

Biographical Information

George was born in Huddersfield. He married Frances Appleby and in 1911 they were living in 104a Longwestgate. They had six children, Jane Elizabeth, Frances, William, Charlotte, Annie and Alice. George was a veteran of the Boer War, was a Reservist and recalled at the outbreak of war. He was killed on the Somme. Frances never remarried and died in 1946. George’s name is on her headstone.

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