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Herbert Charles BUTTERWORTH

Regimental number2463
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressWilson Street, Balaclava, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinMother, Mrs S Butterworth, Wilson Street, Balaclava, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date21 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A64 Demosthenes on 16 July 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateAccidentally drowned 3 January 1916
Place of death or woundingWeymouth Harbour, Dorset, England
Age at death34
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialMelcombe Regis Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 2758), Dorset, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
52
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; Charles and Susannah BUTTERWORTH

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