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John BUTCHER

Regimental number142
Place of birthWaterloo, Lancashire, England
SchoolChrist Church School, Waterloo, Lancashire, England
Age on arrival in Australia27
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address294 Bulwer Street, North Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Butcher, 294 Bulwer Street, North Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date9 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 31 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateDied of disease 5 September 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death5 September 1915
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialPieta Military Cemetery (Plot VIII, Row b, Grave No. 6), Europe
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
61
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Elizabeth BUTCHER, 14 Rushton Street, Victoria Park, Western Australia. Born at Waterloo, Liverpool, England

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