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
Regiment/Service: East Yorkshire Regiment
Unit Text: 1st Bn.
Secondary Regiment: Gloucestershire Regiment
Secondary Unit Text: Cdg. 2nd/6th Bn.
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