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Henry Edmund BUTLER

Regimental number1
Place of birthPetersham, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSoldier
Address31 Park Street, St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Height6' 1.5"
Weight176 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Butler, 'Moray Bank', Moray Street, New Farm, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceMS Clerk
Enlistment date23 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 November 1914
Place of enlistmentHolsworthy, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentWarrant Officer
Unit nameHead Quarters 1st Australian Division
AWM Embarkation Roll number1/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A3 Orvieto on 21 October 1914
Date of embarkation incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as 22 October 1914.
Regimental number from Nominal Roll644
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917
Other details

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

SourcesNAA: B2455, BUTLER Henry Edmund

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