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Joseph Asquith BUTLER

Regimental number1795
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStoreman
AddressCrompton Street, Ballarat North, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, John Butler, 'Welso Wood',Crompton Street, Ballarat North, Victoria
Enlistment date30 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll31 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2571 Pte John Thomas BUTLER, 58th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death23 November 1953
Place of burialBallarat New Cemetery

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