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Richard BUTT

Regimental number423
Place of birthBingara, New South Wales
SchoolChrist Church School, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLeadlight glazier
Address71 Holt Street, Surry Hills, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMajor Butt, Wickham, Buckinghamshire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death25 April 1915
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialNo. 2 Outpost Cemetery (Special Memorial 18), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
49
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Major Thomas and Mary Ann BUTT, 140 Hereford Street, Forest Lodge, Sydney. Native of Bingara, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2717 Pte Albert Ernest BUTT, 1st Bn, killed in action, 5-8 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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