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Joseph John BUTTON

Regimental number1506
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFitter
AddressBargo, Nelson Street, Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs J J Button, Bargo, Nelson Street, Annandale, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date28 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Battalion, H Company
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCompany Sergeant Major
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Medaille D'Honneur avec Glaives en Vermeil


Recommendation date: 30 August 1918

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 301089, 31 December 1918; 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 61, 23 May 1919.
Recommendation date: 17 September 1918

FateReturned to Australia 13 December 1918
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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