Service Number: 1227
Enlisted: 16 July 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 32nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Sunbury, Victoria, Australia, 1892
Home Town: Subiaco, Nedlands, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, France, 3 September 1918
Cemetery: Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Subiaco Fallen Soldiers Memorial
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World War 1 Service

16 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 1227, 32nd Infantry Battalion
18 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, 1227, 32nd Infantry Battalion, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '17' embarkation_place: Adelaide embarkation_ship: HMAT Geelong embarkation_ship_number: A2 public_note: ''
18 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, 1227, 32nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide
28 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, 1227, 32nd Infantry Battalion, Left Perth aboard HMAT Katuna.

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Biography contributed by Ross Martin

Frank BUTLER was born during 1892 in Sunbury, Victoria.

His family moved to Perth, WA and he was educated at the St Josephs RC School, Subiaco.

Frank enlisted in the AIF on 16/7/1915 and left Fremantle as part of the 32nd Battalion on 16/7/1915 aboard the HMAT Katuna.

He was 23 years old, 5ft 6in tall, weighted 118lbs and had brown eyes and dark brown hair.

Frank served with the 32nd Battalion through the war and almost at the end of the war he was killed in action at Mont St Quentin on 3/9/1918.

His body was recovered and he is buried at the Peronne Communal Cemetery Extension, France.