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Horace John BUTLER

Regimental number4096
Place of birthSutton Coldfield, Warwick, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs Emily Kathleen Butler, 'Rathlin', Cecil Road, Gordon, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT Commonwealth on 28 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 20 October 1915. Taken on strength, 25th Bn, 4 August 1916.
FateKilled in Action 5 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, Somme Sector, France
Age at death32
Place of burialSerre Road Cemetery No. 2 (Plot XIII, Row D, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
104
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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