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Regimental number28816
Place of birthWattle Flat, Bathurst, New South Wales
Place of birthPortland, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressWattle Flat via Bathurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs G L Butler, Wattle Flat via Bathurst, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 February 1916
Place of enlistmentCullen Bullen, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameMedium Trench Mortar Battery Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/129/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A47 Mashobra on 14 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGNR
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 6 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James Patrick and Grace BUTLER. Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 September 1938
Age at death41
Place of burialBotany Cemetery, New South Wales

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