Rutledge, Alfred

BORN HULL 1889. SON OF ROBERT AND ELIZABETH RUTLEDGE, OF 7 BARMSTON STREET AND 12 CENTRAL AVENUE, CENTRAL STREET, HULL. HE WAS AN OIL MILL LABOURER. MARRIED AT HOLY TRINITY CHURCH, HULL, ON 22/03/1913. HIS WIFE EMMA (MARTIN) & DAUGHTER IRENE E (BORN 30/9/13), LIVED AT 3 CAMPBELL TERRACE, ALICIA STREET. HE ENLISTED IN THE “HULL PALS”, ON 17/11/1914, AGED 25 YEARS AND 1 MONTH. DESCRIBED AS 5 FOOT, 6.5 INCHES TALL, 35 INCH CHEST, AND 132 LBS WEIGHT. SERVED WITH THE 13TH EAST YORKSHIRE REGIMENT (EYR), IN EGYPT. ARRIVED FRANCE 8/3/1916. APPOINTED LANCE CORPORAL, ON 04/08/1916. KILLED IN ACTION, ON 13/11/1916, AGED 27. HE HAD SERVED IN THE ARMY, FOR 1 YEAR AND 362 DAYS. HE IS COMMEMORATED ON THE THIEPVAL MEMORIAL, ON THE SOMME.
HIS BROTHER, PRIVATE, ROBERT RUTLEDGE, 11TH EYR WAS KILLED ON 27/3/1918.
HE LEFT A WIDOWED MOTHER, A WIDOW AND CHILD, BROTHERS, ROBERT, WALTER, AND SAMUEL WADDINGHAM, SISTERS, ALICE SCARGILL, MARY AND ELIZABETH WADDINGHAM.


First name:
ALFRED
Military Number:
13/379
Rank:
Lance Corporal
Date Died
13/11/1916
Place died:
Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France
Age:
27
3 CAMPBELL TERRACE, ALICIA STREET, HULL, EAST YORKSHIRE, UK