Book - With the Australian Imperial Forces On Active Service Hymn Book
From the Collection of 8th/13th Victorian Mounted Rifles Regimental Collection Building 129 Carlisle Drive North Bandiana Vic
- Light brown coloured cardboard covered hymn book published by the Melbourne Young Mens Christian Association for issue to soldiers serving with the Australian Imperial Force in World War 1 (1914-1918). Part of the memorabilia of Captain W Rutledge.
- 130mm x 115mm
- rutledge w r captain nx112296, ymca, world war 1 (1914-18), hymn book
- Captain William Robert Rutledge volunteered for the AIF 25 June 1917 as an 18 year-old farm labourer of Hay NSW. He served as No 6935 with 35th Battalion on Western Front; wounded in action April 1918; Returned to Australia March 1919. Possibly served in CMF between the wars otherwise his 2nd AIF rank is unusual. WWII service NX 112296 12 September 1942 – 4 October 1946, in 26 Work Company with rank of Captain.
- 1916 circa
- Part of a collection of memorabilia acquired by a district soldier with service in 1st and 2nd AIF and in CMF between the wars.
- 29 Mar 2019 at 6:24PM