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Ernest Daniel BUTCHER

Regimental number2823
Place of birthDrysdale, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationChauffeur
AddressDrysdale via Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Margaret Butcher, Drysdale PO, Drysdale via Geelong, Victoria
Previous military service18th ALH
Enlistment date23 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 20 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Australian Motor Transport Section
FateReturned to Australia 13 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death7 October 1973

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