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Elton Roy BUTTON

Regimental number10266
Place of birthZeehan, Tasmania
ReligionMethodist
OccupationDraper
AddressLaunceston, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, C E Button, Trevallyn, Launceston, Tasmania
Previous military service23rd Australian Army Medical Corps
Enlistment date1 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameConvalescent Depot, Harefield Park, London, and Special Reinforcements (Feb 1915 - March 1916)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 21 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Ambulance
FateReturned to Australia 20 June 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 39899 Pte Ewart Gladstone BUTTON, 4th Motor Transport Section, returned to Australia, 8 September 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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