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Frank Oliver BUTLER

Regimental number1656
Place of birthNaracoorte, South Australia
SchoolNaracoorte Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationIronworker
AddressNaracoorte, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, George Butler, Naracoorte, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 23 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 July 1918
Place of death or woundingnear Amiens, France
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialCrouy British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row B, Grave No. 14), Crouy-Sur-Somme, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
109
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Mary BUTLER, Naracoorte, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2930 Pte Charles Richard BUTLER, 3rd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919.
Other details

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

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