Arthur Butler RUTTER


RUTTER, Arthur Butler

Service Number: 6828
Enlisted: 17 April 1917, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 18th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, Australia, 1898
Home Town: Manly, Manly Vale, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Student
Died: Killed in action, France, 1 August 1918
Cemetery: Longueau British Cemetery
Plot 11, Row D, Grave 10
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Sydney Grammar School WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

17 Apr 1917: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6828, 18th Infantry Battalion, Enlisted at Sydney, NSW
16 Jun 1917: Involvement Private, SN 6828, 18th Infantry Battalion
16 Jun 1917: Embarked Private, SN 6828, 18th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Beltana, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of Arther Frederick and Florence Bulter of 21 Cliff Street, Manly, NSW; previously at 26 Wood Street, Manly NSW

16 April 1918 - Court Martialled for being AWOL from 9 January 1918  until arrested in London on 5 February 1918. Found guilty and senteced to 33 days detention

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal