Charles S. Rutherford, VC MC MM: Colborne's Canadian War Hero
Memorials
Charles Rutherford was the last surviving World War I Victoria Cross holder when he died in 1989 at age 97.
Newspapers across Canada such as the Province (Vancouver), the Edmonton Journal, the Globe and Mail, the Toronto Star, the Ottawa Citizen, and the Montreal Gazette carried the news about Charles Rutherford's passing.
The New York Times and the Los Angeles Times also noted his passing.
Photograph of Victoria Cross memorial stone for Charles Rutherford, National Memorial Arboretum, Stratfordshire, England
Photograph of Victoria Cross memorial stone for Charles Rutherford, National Memorial Arboretum, Stratfordshire, England Details
Photograph of WWI memorial stone for Charles Rutherford, Cenotaph, Colborne, Cramahe Township
Photograph of WWI memorial stone for Charles Rutherford, Cenotaph, Colborne, Cramahe Township Details
Photograph of Royal Canadian Legion, Captain Charles S. Rutherford VC Branch 187, Colborne, Cramahe Township
Photograph of Royal Canadian Legion, Captain Charles S. Rutherford VC Branch 187, Colborne, Cramahe Township Details
Photograph of memorial stone for Charles Rutherford, Union Cemetery, Colborne, Cramahe Township
Photograph of memorial stone for Charles Rutherford, Union Cemetery, Colborne, Cramahe Township Details
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