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Harry Nairn BUTLER

ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSurgeon
AddressMacquarie Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs Nairn Butler, Macquarie Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceA Army Medical Corps
Enlistment date21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentMajor
Unit name3rd Field Ambulance, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/46/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Hobart, Tasmania, on board Transport A13 Katuna on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant-Colonel
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


'Consistent good work. Marked ability and energy, paticularly during Pozieres.'
Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 29890 (2 January 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 103 (29 June 1917).
Recommendation date: 6 October 1916

Distinguished Service Order


'Able administration of Field Ambulance at all times. Consistent good work, especially at Bernafay Wood September-December 1916.'
Recommendation date: 7 March 1917

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement No. 30107, 1 June 1917; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169, 4 October 1917.

FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Medals

Distinguished Service Order


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

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