For a man who experienced many battles, 26 October 1917 was a pivotal day for Lieutenant Tom Rutherford. Destined to have a long and distinguished career, his experience that day, in many ways, would shape his military character and strengthen his resolve in defeating the German enemy.
Rutherford, Tom and Adair, Jason
"The Battle of Passchendale: The Experiences of Lieutenant Tom Rutherford, 4th Battalion, Canadian Mounted Rifles,"
Canadian Military History:
4, Article 6.
Available at: http://scholars.wlu.ca/cmh/vol13/iss4/6