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Plaque on gravesite commemorates Reverend Dr. David Rutledge a former rector of Sutton Forest.
Dr Rutledge was in the first intake of six students to the Faculty of Medicine at the University of Sydney. Since he was the only one of the group to complete the course he was notionally the faculty’s first graduate.
He served as rector of St Stephen’s Mittagong from 1896 and became the Rector of Sutton Forest in 1904.
|Address:||Illawarra Highway, All Saints Church, Sutton Forest, 2577|
|GPS Coordinates:||Lat: 34.566004|
Note: GPS Coordinates are approximate.
|Actual Monument Dedication Date:||Tuesday 3rd November, 2009|
DAVID DUNLOP RUTLEDGE
Rector of the Parish of Mittagong 1896 -1904
Rector of the Parish of Sutton Forest 1904 - 05
MA Sydney University 1875
Ordained Bathurst 1879
MB ChM Sydney University 1888
The Rev Dr Rutledge was one of the first six students
to graduate from the Medical School
of Sydney University in 1888 and practiced
medicine alongside his ministry until 1896.
He died in office at Sutton Forest on 19 September 1905.