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Reginald John BUTLER

Regimental number717
Place of birthNarrabri, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBellata PO, Bellata, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs J Ashley, 11 Fitzgerald Street, Waverley, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name33rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 1 March 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death18.5
Place of burialBologne Eastern Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row A, Grave No. 200), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
121
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Julie BUTLER, 521 Riley Street, Surrey Hills, Sydney, New South Wales. Native of Narrabri, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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