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William BUTCHERS

Regimental number4449
Place of birthBeckenham, Kent, England
SchoolBoard School, Beckenham, Kent, England
Age on arrival in Australia25
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFettler
AddressMannup, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinSister, Mrs E Pullen, 64 West Terrace, Fanlow Park Sydenham London, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date14 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 12 February 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 January 1917
Place of death or woundingGuedecourt, near Bapaume, France
Age at death31
Age at death from cemetery records31
Place of burialA.I.F. Burial Ground, Grass Lane (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 1), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
61
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Susannah BUTCHERS. Native of Kent, England
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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