|Place of birth||Fulham, London, England|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Father, C R Butler, 117 South Street, Greenwich, London, England|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||4th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/9/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A18 Wiltshire on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Sergeant|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||AIF Headquarters|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: embarked from Melbourne, 19 October 1914. Admitted to hospital, Mena, Egypt, 23 January 1915; discharged, 13 August 1915. Total absence from duty: 192 days. Taken on strength, 3rd Echelon, 30 August 1915. Appointed corporal, 8 December 1915.
Appointed to Australian Records Section, British Expeditionary Force, France, 6 June 1916. Promoted Sergeant, 1 October 1916. Admitted to hospital, Rouen, 12 February 1917; discharged to duty, 19 May 1917. Total venereal disease treatment: 69 days.
Married Fernand Marie Masrguerite NICOLLE, Rouen, 5 January 1918. Granted Non-Military Employment, 24 April-24 July 1919 (commercial art course at John Hassall Correspondence Art School, Stratford Road, Kensington, London, England.
Commenced return to Australia on board 'Lucie Woermann', 5 December 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 20 January 1920; discharged, 4 February 1920.Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal