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Percy BUTCHER

Regimental number2154
Place of birthMoonmera, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationMiner
AddressRockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Fanny Butcher, Baree, Mount Morgan, Queensland
Enlistment date1 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/7/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 28 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollImperial Camel Corps
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 1 November 1915, and embarked with 15th Reinforcements for the 2nd Light Horse Regiment. Taken on strength, 14th Company, Imperial Camel Corps, 1 July 1916. Mortally wounded, 23 December 1916.
FateDied of wounds 23 December 1916
Age at death21
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 100), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
10
Other details

War service: Egypt

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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