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Albert Edward BUTCHER

Regimental number2591
Place of birthGawler, South Australia
ReligionBaptist
OccupationFarriers assistant
AddressBridge Street, Gawler South, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinMother, Mrs Harriet Elizabeth Butcher, Bridge Street, Gawler South, South Australia
Enlistment date3 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 8798 Corporal Richard Thomas BUTCHER, Australian Army Service Corps, returned to Australia, 5 April 1919; 5918 Alfred Edwin BUTCHER [no details of fate entered on Nominal Roll].
Other details

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

Date of death10 January 1941

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