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Hugh Ramsay BUTLER

Regimental number1628
Place of birth'Floraville', Gulf of Carpentaria, Queensland
SchoolUpper Murray River Country School, Cardwell District, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCardwell, Moray River, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs May Butler, Cardwell, Moray River, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date10 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board SS Hawkes Bay on 20 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll47th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialBulls Road Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 40), Flers, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
143
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and May BUTLER, Fringford, Murry River, Cardwell, Queensland. Native of "Floraville", Gulf of Carpentaria
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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