Samuel Leonard BUTTLE

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BUTTLE, Samuel Leonard

Service Number: 2343
Enlisted: 26 March 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 10th Infantry Battalion
Born: Two Wells, South Australia, 7 March 1894
Home Town: Mallala, Mallala, South Australia
Schooling: Two Wells State School & Mallala Public School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of Illness (measles & pneumonia), Egypt, 10 August 1915, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Cairo War Memorial Cemetery
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Dublin War Memorial, Mallala District of Grace WW1 Roll of Honor, Mallala Public School Roll of Honor, Mallala War Memorial, Men from Renmark and District Roll of Honor Boards (4)
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World War 1 Service

26 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Keswick, South Australia
23 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2343, 10th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
23 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2343, 10th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kanowna, Adelaide

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Biography

"THE LATE PRIVATE S. L. BUTTLE.

Private S. L. Buttle, who died in Egypt on August 10 from pneumonia and measles, was the youngest son of the late Mr. A. J. and Mrs. Buttle, of Mallala. He enlisted in the 10th Battalion from Renmark in March last, and left Australia on June 24." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 02 Oct 1916 (nla.gov.au)