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Regimental number763
Place of birthDaylesford, Victoria
SchoolState School, Daylesford, Victoria
AddressMaldon, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinBrother, Butcher, Maldon, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 March 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularName given on RoH circular as William Norman BUTCHER.
FateKilled in Action 25 July 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row E, Grave No. 2), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Annie BUTCHER. Born at Daylesford

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