Oxfordshire & Buckinghamshire Light Infantry (The 2/4th Battalion)

Research and Resources around the Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry during WWI

Major William Logan Ruthven

From G. K. Rose, The Story of the 2/4th Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry.

“A new Major, W. L. Ruthven, arrived in January and temporarily was in command.”

Major WILLIAM LOGAN RUTHVEN – Killed in action 2nd December 1917 – 1st East Yorkshire Regiment. Commanding 2/6th Glosters, killed at La Vacquerie. Aged 38. Son of James and Agnes. Husband of Violet, of Bedford. Listed on Cambrai Memorial, Louvral.

Name: RUTHVEN, WILLIAM LOGAN
Initials: W L
Nationality: United Kingdom
Rank: Major
Regiment/Service: East Yorkshire Regiment
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Secondary Regiment: Gloucestershire Regiment
Secondary Unit Text: Cdg. 2nd/6th Bn.
Age: 38
Date of Death: 02/12/1917
Additional information: Son of James Ruthven and Agnes, his wife; husband of Violet Gladys Ruthven, of 16, St. Augustine’s Rd., Bedford.
Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead
Grave/Memorial Reference: Panel 5.
Memorial: CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL

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