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Regimental number1144
Place of birthCamberwell, Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolState School, Camberwell, Victoria
ReligionChurch of Christ
Address43 Burke Road, Camberwell, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, W J Butterfield, 43 Burke Road, Camberwell, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date8 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 8 March 1918
Place of death or woundingWarneton, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBerks Cemetery Extension (Rosenberg Plateau Pots) (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 10), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Naomi BUTTERFIELD, 297 Burke Road, Camberwell, Victoria

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