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Robert Henry BUTCHER

Regimental number3109
Place of birthMaryborough, Queensland
SchoolState and Grammar Schools, Maryborough (?), Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDairyman
AddressCroydon Junction via Maryborough, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, James Henry Butcher, Croydon Junction via Maryborough, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed in the Naval Cadets, Maryborough, Qld.
Enlistment date9 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name52nd Battalion 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/69/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 23 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll52nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 April 1918
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialDernancourt Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row A, Grave No. 22), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
154
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Mary BUTCHER. Native of Maryborough, Queensland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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