Rutherwood, James John


War Service:
Stoker 2nd Class JAMES JOHN RUTHERWOOD died on 30 June 1915 when the destroyer HMS Lightning sank off the mouth of the Thames, probably after hitting a mine.

He was lost at seas and is commemorated on the Chatham Naval Memorial.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the Chatham Naval Memorial and on the memorial at the church of St. Luke, Evelyn Street, Deptford.

Details: [
He was 21, the son of Eliza Rutherwood of 36 Windmill Lane, Lower Road, Deptford.


Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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