James Raymond BUTTERICK

Regimental number2331
Place of birthAppila, South Australia
AddressTarcowie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.5
Height5' 5"
Weight157 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Butterick, Tarcowie, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date25 June 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 13 October 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2331B
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 14 December 1918
Discharge date28 June 1920
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2342 Pte George Arthur BUTTERICK, 10th Bn, died of wounds, 23 July 1916; Cousin (1st): 1899 Pte Leslie Monah BUTTERICK, 27th Bn, killed in action, Pozieres, France, 4 August 1916.
Other details

Commenced return to Australia ; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 28 June 1920.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death20 September 1964
Place of burialTarcowie Cemetery, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, BUTTERICK James Raymond