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Hilary John BUTTFIELD

Regimental number2039
Place of birthPort Augusta, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationSeaman
AddressGawler, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Delia Buttfield, Cowan Street, Police Station, Gawler, South Australia
Enlistment date10 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 28 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2038 Pte Blinnan Vincent BUTTFIELD, 43rd Bn, killed in action, 13 July 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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