Dedicated to the memory of all the men and women of the Bridgnorth area who died during the two World Wars.
Alfred Henry Rutter was the son of George Rutter, a worker at the carpet factory, and his wife, Elizabeth. They lived in Friar Street and, later, Cartway.
Alfred served with the South Wales Borderers and the 13th Battalion Royal Welsh Fusiliers. He died of wounds on 4th June, 1919 and is buried in Bridgnorth Cemetery.
Private Rutter, 58002 (formerly 41291) was awarded the Victory and British medals.
WOUNDED [Bridgnorth Journal, Saturday 21st September, 1918] Mrs Rutter, 59 Cartway, has received official news that her son, 58002 Pte. Alfred H Rutter, Royal Welsh Fusiliers, was dangerously wounded in France on 23rd August. Private Rutter is now in hospital in England.
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