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George Ralph BUTLER

Regimental number1651
Place of birthunable to read, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressWolseley, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Butler, Wolseley, South Australia
Previous military service22nd ALH
Enlistment date22 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 11 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 February 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Elizabeth (d. 6 May 1941, bu. Bordertown Cemetery) and William BUTLER (d. 14 May 1943, bu. Bordertown Cemetery). Plaque in South Australian Garden of Remembrance.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 May 1924
Age at death26
Place of burialBordertown Cemetery, South Australia

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