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Stanley Norman BUTLER

Regimental number59
Place of birthBrompton, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBrickmaker
AddressHocking Street, Brompton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sophia Butler, Hocking Street, Brompton, South Australia
Enlistment date18 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll12 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 18 November 1915
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
The 32nd Bn (Headquarters, Signallers, A, B, C, and D Companies) embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on two ships, HMAT A2 'Geelong', on 18 November 1915, and HMAT A13 'Katuna', on 24 November 1915. The Embarkation Roll does not distinguish between these ships, and it is therefore not possible from the Embarkation Roll to ascertain on which ship an individual embarked.
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Medium Trench Mortar Battery
FateKilled in Action 5 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialYpres Reservoir Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. 72), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
19
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Sophia and the late John BUTLER, Hocking Street, Brompton Park, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2097 Driver John Edward henry BUTLER, 3rd Field Artillery Brigade, ..........
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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