William Rutter papers

Scope and Content

Notebook of manuscript recollections (n.d.); 2 discharge certificates (3 Feb. 1919); Certificate of employment during the War (n.d.); Chevron certificate (7 May 1918); Pass (22 Sep.-24 Dec. 1918); "Old Seventeeners" reunion dinner menu, autographed (2 Mar. 1929); Supplementary agreement form (12 July 1916); Friends' Ambulance Unit declaration and agreement form (12 July 1916); 3 British Red Cross appointment certificates (17 Apr. 1916, 27 Oct. 1916, 24 July 1918); Copy certificate of exemption from military service (3 Feb. 1919); 19 photographs and picture postcards (19 Feb.-29 June 1915, n.d.); Typed transcript of an interview recorded with W. F. Rutter and H. E. Rutter (wife) by Peter Liddle (Sep. 1977).

Administrative / Biographical History

William Farley Rutter (b. 1888 at Shaftesbury, Dorset) was employed as a solicitor at the beginning of the First World War. With Friends' War Victims Relief from Oct. 1914 and Friends' Ambulance Unit from Dec. 1915 until Jan. 1919, he served with No. 17 Ambulance Train and No. 16 Ambulance Train on the Western Front.

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Tape 464 and 483: interview recorded with WF Rutter and HE Rutter (wife) by Peter Liddle in Sep. 1977. See also Book Section for Lines of Communication.