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Henry Edward BUTLER

Regimental number803
Place of birthBarton, Tasmania
SchoolGeeveston State School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOrchardist
AddressFlorence Street, Moonah
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Constable J. Butler, 'Alonnah,' Bruny Island, Tasmania
Enlistment date1 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
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 RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 9 January 1917
Place of death or woundingEl-Arish, Egypt
Age at death25.6
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialKantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 335), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
3
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Isabella BUTLER, 57 Dundas Place, Albert Park, Victoria. Native of Tasmania
Family/military connectionsBrother:

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