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George Arthur BUTTERICK

Regimental number2342
Place of birthAppila, South Australia
SchoolPekina Public School, South Australia
AddressTarcowie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 6"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Butterick, Tarcowie, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date30 March 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A61 Kanowna on 23 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 July 1916
Place of death or woundingAlbert, France
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot V, Row C, Grave No. 25), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Tarcowie Cemetery, South Australia. Parents: Daniel and Elizabeth BUTTERICK, Tarcowie, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2331 Pte James Raymond BUTTERICK, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 14 December 1918; Cousin (1st): 1899 Pte Leslie Monah BUTTERICK, 27th Bn, killed in action, Pozieres, France, 4 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Meda
SourcesNAA: B2455, BUTTERICK George Arthur

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