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Reginald George BUTCHER

Regimental number4674
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolPublic School, Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationPorter
AddressRiverton, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.3
Height5' 6.25"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Kate Butcher, Mary Street, St Leonards, Glenelg, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of wounds whilst a Prisoner of War 29 November 1916
Place of death or woundingCambrai, France
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialPorte-de-Paris Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 1), Cambrai, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
109
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Kate BUTCHER, 20 Mary Street, Glenelg, South Australia. Native of Adelaide, South Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BUTCHER Reginald George

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