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Ernest William BUTSON

Regimental number21182
Place of birthBrisbane Queensland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationHorse breaker or cook
AddressIpswich, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, W Butson, 117 Wilson Street, Newtown, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date26 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit name9th Field Artillery Brigade, 36th Battery
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 11 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 6 June 1918

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