Roy Bernerd BUTTERS

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BUTTERS, Roy Bernerd

Service Number: 2558
Enlisted: 2 July 1915
Last Rank: Lance Sergeant
Last Unit: 3rd Infantry Battalion
Born: Islington, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia, October 1892
Home Town: Coogee, City of Cockburn, Western Australia
Schooling: Islington Public School, Newcastle, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Shop assistant
Died: Killed in action, France, Pozieres, 18 August 1916
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Australian National Memorial, Villers-Bretonneux, France Service Record states originally buried 3/4 mile N of Pozieres & 4 1/4 Miles N.E. Of Albert (57C S.E.).
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Baulkham Hills William Thompson Masonic School War Memorial, St Mark's HR Islington, Villers-Bretonneux Memorial (Australian National Memorial - France), Wickham "Citizens of Wickham" Volunteers Honour Roll

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World War 1 Service

2 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2558, 3rd Infantry Battalion
9 Aug 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2558, 3rd Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières
9 Aug 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2558, 3rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Runic, Sydney
25 Mar 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 3rd Infantry Battalion
13 Jul 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, 3rd Infantry Battalion
10 Aug 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Sergeant, 3rd Infantry Battalion
18 Aug 1916: Involvement SN 2558, 3rd Infantry Battalion, Battle for Pozières

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