We remember Charles Smith Rutherford

We remember Charles Smith Rutherford

Profile picture for Charles Smith Rutherford

Timeline

Timeline

1892
birth Near Colbourne, Haldimand County, Ontario Canada Source:6131894 Source:6975770 9th January 1892
1916
dates Age 24 Source:6975637 2nd March 1916
1916
employment Farmer Colborne, Ontario Canada Source:6975637 2nd March 1916
1916
enlistment Toronto Canada Source:6975637 2nd March 1916
1916
service Canadian Expeditionary Force 83rd Overseas Battalion Source:6975770 2nd March 1916
1917
awards Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration Source:6976255 1917
1918
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:6976255 26th August 1918
1918
awards Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration Source:6976255 26th August 1918
1918
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Lieutenant Québec Regiment 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles Source:6975770 26th August 1918
1918
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Lieutenant 172458 2nd Quebec Regiment 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles Source:6976255 26th August 1918
1918
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:6976255 7th October 1918
1918
service Canadian Expeditionary Force Sergeant 172458 2nd Quebec Regiment 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles Source:6976255 7th October 1918
1921
marriage Helen Margaret Haig Source:6976319 12th March 1921
1921
employment Dairy Farmer Vernonville, near Colborne Canada Source:8577988 1921
1939
employment Postmaster Colborne Canada Source:8577988 1939
1942
employment Veteran Home Guard Bahamas Source:8577988 1942 - 1943
1955
employment Ran a store with his brother Self -employed Keswick, Ontario Canada Source:8577988 1955
1989
death Not War Related Rideau Veteran's Home, Ottawa, Ontario Canada Source:6975703 Source:6975770 11th June 1989
burial The Union Cemetery Non-War Cemetery Colbourne, Haldimand County, Ontario Canada Source:6975770

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Charles Smith
Initials CS
Last Name Rutherford
Source 8543791
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Canadian Expeditionary Force Québec Regiment 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles Lieutenant
Canadian Expeditionary Force 83rd Overseas Battalion
Canadian Expeditionary Force 172458 2nd Quebec Regiment 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles Sergeant
Canadian Expeditionary Force 172458 2nd Quebec Regiment 5th Canadian Mounted Rifles Lieutenant
Awards
AwardTypeSource
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Military Medal (MM) British Award/Decoration
VC British Award/Decoration
Victoria Cross (VC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Isabelle Rutherford nee Kellie mother
John Rutherford father
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Helen Margaret Haig wife 12th March 1921
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Ruddy Blue Black
DateHeightSource
1916-03-02 5'9"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1916-03-02 Presbyterian - inc Church of Scotland

Media

Communities

Communities

Evidence

Evidence

IWM is not responsible for the content of external websites. Please note that some sources will require payment to view.

Official Records

TitleConnected byMore information
Canadian Attestation Papers
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Trevor321

External Evidence

ReferenceConnected byMore information
Attestation Paper Canadian Over-seas Expeditionary Force Janice2668
Canada, Find A Grave Janice2668
UK, Victoria Cross Medals, 1857-2007 Janice2668
Canada, Military Honours and Awards Citation Cards 1900-1961 Janice2668
Ontario, Canada, Marriages, 1801-1928 Janice2668
Tribute To Captain Rutherford Janice2668
Obituary from The Cobourg Daily Star Janice2668
Out of the Shadows Lizbet72994

Multimedia

TitleConnected byMore information
Charles Smith Rutherford Myko59

Stories

We remember Charles Smith Rutherford

Also remembered by 3 people