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John Francis BUTLER

Regimental number25813
Place of birthEssendon, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationCarpenter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Butler, Morton Street, Essendon, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 18
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 16 January 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: R6471 Lance Corporal Stanislaus Leo BUTLER, 5th Bn, returned to Australia, 14 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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