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George Henry BUTCHER

Regimental number1317
Place of birthIsle of Wight England
ReligionMethodist
OccupationMilkman
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinA W Butcher, Oak Cottage, Whitelaw, Ashley Road, Ryde, Isle of Wight, England
Enlistment date31 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 2 February 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1344
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 26 July 1916
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XIX, Row AA, Grave No. 4), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
52
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur and Frances BUTCHER. Born at Ryde, Isle of Wight, England

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