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William Ernest BUTTERWORTH

Regimental number6968
Place of birthGlenorchy, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOrchardist
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Mr T Butterworth, Glenorchy, Tasmania
Enlistment date11 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 28 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6969 Pte Clarence John BUTTERWORTH, 12th Bn, killed in action, 30 May 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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