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Edwin BUTLER

Regimental number701
Place of birthPicton, New South Wales
SchoolSydney Grammar School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine-driver
AddressBroken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Height5' 7"
Weight147 lbs
Next of kinFather, Charles Frederick Butler, Broken Hill, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the British Army in the 7th, 3rd and 14th Hussars, in Africa and India.
Enlistment date12 November 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentCorporal
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A45 Hessen on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularName given on RoH circular as Edwin MacMullen Everitt BUTLER.
FateDied of wounds 16 May 1915
Place of death or woundingQuinn's Post, Gallipoli, Turkey
Age at death27
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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