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Thomas Charles BUTT

Regimental number266
Date of birth3 February 1878
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionBaptist
OccupationBootmaker
AddressBroken Hill, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 7"
Weight123 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs. Sadie Butt, 107 St. Leonard's Road, Ascot Vale, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 6 months in 1st Australian Commonwealth Horse, South Africa (Boer War).
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 22 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 February 1915
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Listed on Kensington Methodist (now Uniting) Church Roll of Honour ('A Loving tribute to the Memory of Our Brave Men'), McCracken Street, Kensington, Victoria.
Other detailsCommenced return to Australia on Board HT 'Kyarra', 3 February 1915 (disciplinary reasons: unsuitable for Active Service; character 'indifferent'); arrived, 11 March 1915, and discharged.
Miscellaneous detailsSee 2366 and 1361 Thomas Charles BUTT for second and third periods of service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BUTT Thomas Charles

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