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Regimental number4
Place of birthFitzroy, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address8 Davy Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 6.5"
Weight133 lbs
Next of kinWilliam Butterworth, 8 Davy Street, Ballarat, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 12 months with the 7th Infantry
Enlistment date2 March 1915
Place of enlistmentBallarat, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 10 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Brigade Machine Gun Squadron
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

Recommendation date: 29 November 1915

FateReturned to Australia 23 May 1917

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 62
Date: 19 April 1917

Discharge date11 October 1917
Other details

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

SourcesNAA: B2455, BUTTERWORTH William Henry

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