James Rutledge (Ruttledge / Routledge)
|Alternative Address:||Gorteenclareen, Ballymahon|
Possibly resident at Tobercormick, Co. Westmeath
Resident at Gorteenclareen
|Regiment/Unit:||Leinster Regiment, 2nd Battalion|
|Date of Death:||20-08-1915|
|Cause:||Killed in action|
|Memorial:||Ramparts Cemetery, Lille Gate, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium|
James was born c.1880 in near Abbeyshrule. Prior to the Great War, James was living with his family in Longford and was working as a horse trainer. Private Rutledge enlisted in Athlone, Co. Westmeath and was killed in action with the "A" and "B" companies at Ieper, when the town and ramparts were heavily shelled on the 20 August; 5 were killed and 10 were injured as a result.
James's brother Joseph was listed as his next-of-kin.
|Parents Names:||Son of John and Susan Ruttledge of Gorteenclareen, Co. Longford|