Robert Durham Rutter
RAF (42574). British
|Born||3 Aug 1919||Gosford, Newcastle-upon-Tyne|
Roster information listed for Robert Durham Rutter
|Ship||Type||Rank / role||Attacked on||Boat|
|Anselm||Troop transport||Passenger (Pilot Officer)||5 Jul 1941||U-96 (1)|
Robert Durham Rutter had been wounded as fighter pilot in the Battle of Britain and after recovery was posted to West Africa. He boarded Anselm for passage to Takoradi and only saved himself by diving overboard after the troop transport was torpedoed.
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