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Herbert Augustus Kingsley BUTLER

Regimental number1314
Place of birthNewstead, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressMrs A M Butler, Rockbank, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinMother, Mrs A M Butler, Rockbank, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 2nd Commonwealth Light Horse in the South African War.
Enlistment date30 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 May 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Herbert Augustus
Place of death or woundingCape Helles, Gallipoli, Turkey
Date of death8 May 1915
Age at death44
Age at death from cemetery records44
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsHelles Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edmund and Augusta BUTLER. Native of Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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