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Albert James BUTTON

Regimental number1870
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHotel clerk
Address58 Stirling Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs Gladys Button, 58 Stirling Street, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 18 July 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularEnlisted 3 January 1916. Appointed Acting Corporal, 11 September 1916. Never joined the 51st Bn. Accidentally killed at bombing practice, Codford, Wiltshire, England.
FateDied as a result of accident 23 November 1916
Place of death or woundingCodford, Wiltshire, England
Age at death24
Place of burialCodford St Mary (St. Mary), New churchyard (Grave No. 47), Wiltshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: England

Medal: British War Medal

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