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Edmund Butterworth DANAHER

Regimental number477
Date of birth12 September 1895
Place of birthNorth Melbourne, Victoria
SchoolBoundary Road State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationTinsmith
Address30 Shields Street, Flemington, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Daniel Danaher, 30 Shields Street, Flemington, Victoria
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A20 Hororata on 19 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular'He belonged to the A.N.A. and was a keen cyclist, having several trophies to his credit. He was also fond of boxing. His death, at the early age of 19, was deplored among his working colleagues at home, and by his mates in the famous 7th Batt.' ('The All-Australian Memorial: Victorian Section')
FateKilled in Action 25 April 1915
Date of death25 April 1915
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialNo. 2 Outpost Cemetery (Sp. Mem. 20), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
49
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Daniel and Selina DANAHER, 30 Shields Street Flemington, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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