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Arthur BUTLER

Regimental number3024
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJockey
AddressCroydon, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, Mrs L Briscoe, Hanswood Croydon Road, Croydon, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 6 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Pioneer Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 15 July 1915 and posted to 13th Bn, 10th Reinforcements, which he joined on 4 February 1916. Transferred to 45th Bn, 3 March 1916; to 4th Pioneer Bn, 16 March 1916. Wounded at Pozieres, France, 5 August 1916.
FateKilled in Action 5 April 1918
Place of death or woundingSomme sector, France
Age at death24.6
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot IV, Row L, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
173

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