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Walter James BUTLER

Regimental number4061
Place of birthPort Adelaide, South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBricklayer
Address148 Glenferrie Road, Glenferrie, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFriend, Mrs Maud Clements, 148 Glenferrie Road, Glenferrie, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date15 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 May 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles and Elizabeth BUTLER
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 August 1939
Age at death78
Place of burialBurwood Cemetery, Melbourne, Victoria

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