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Roy Harold BUTLER

Regimental number256
Place of birthUnley, South Australia
Other NamesRay Harold
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Mrs A A Davis, John Street, Eastwood, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Butler, Alfred Street, Parkside, South Australia
Enlistment date14 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 December 1915
Place of enlistmentOaklands, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 29 January 1916
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Date of death28 August 1963
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery

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