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Humphrey BUTTERWORTH

Regimental number4989
Place of birthHawthorn, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk and typist
AddressMordialloc, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.1
Height5' 9"
Weight142 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs R D Butterworth, Thomas Street, Mordialloc, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Senior Cadets (Compulsory Military Training scheme).
Enlistment date14 May 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 May 1917
Place of enlistmentMalvern, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 22 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 January 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ulysses', 18 January 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 10 March 1919; discharged (medically unfit, wounded: amputated left leg), Melbourne, 7 January 1920.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, BUTTERWORTH Humphrey

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