John Bishop RUTLAND

RUTLAND, John Bishop

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: 19 October 1914
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 14th Infantry Battalion
Born: Camberwll, Victoria, Australia, 20 April 1894
Home Town: Canterbury, Boroondara, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, 1 May 1915, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Courtney’s and Steel's Post Cemetery
Special Memorial, Grave 39 Chaplain A. Gillison officiated Headstone inscription reads: In loving memory
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World War 1 Service

19 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 14th Infantry Battalion
16 Dec 1914: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 14th Infantry Battalion, Prior to embarking
22 Dec 1914: Involvement 14th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
22 Dec 1914: Embarked 14th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ulysses, Melbourne
1 May 1915: Involvement Lieutenant, 14th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Thomas James Gould and Amelia Louisa Rutland nee Martin of 27 Bryson Street, Canterbury, Victoria. Brother of Alfred Gould Rutland, Ethel Mary Rutland and Clarice Violet Rutland

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Served 12 months in the Citizen Forces with the rank of Sergeant plus another 17 months with the rank of 2nd Lieutenant. Also Infantry Instruction Training specilising in machine guns at Rankwick, NSW