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Henry BUTLER

Regimental number2383
Place of birthWenworth, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMildura PO, Mildura, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, George Edward Butler, Mildura, Victoria
Previous military service73rd Infantry
Enlistment date5 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 September 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Kent Fedorowich. Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death31 March 1981
Age at death85
Place of burialSwan Hill Cemetery, Victoria

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