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Cecil Aubrey BUTLER

Regimental number57302
Date of birth5 August 1896
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionAgnostic
OccupationSurvey draftsman
AddressClydesdale, Thomas Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 9"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr Herbert Cecil Butler, Clydesdale, Thomas Street, Ashfield, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the 25th Engineers, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date8 February 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Unit name4th General Service Reinforcements (Egypt) (New South Wales)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 17 August 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Signal Troop
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Discharge date2 September 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; disembarked Sydney, 17 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 2 September 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
Miscellaneous detailsName does not appear on Embarkation Roll.
SourcesNAA: B2455, BUTLER Cecil Aubrey

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