Herbert George BUTCHER

BUTCHER, Herbert George

Service Numbers: 3033, V375606
Enlisted: 22 July 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Farrier Sergeant
Last Unit: 14th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Drysdale, Victoria, Australia, 6 October 1893
Home Town: Drysdale, Greater Geelong, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Blacksmith
Died: Natural causes, Camperdown, Victoria, Australia, 6 September 1958, aged 64 years
Cemetery: Geelong Eastern Cemetery, Victoria
COE-06-807-244
Memorials: Drysdale St James' Anglican Church Roll of Honor, Drysdale State School No 1645 Honor Roll
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World War 1 Service

22 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Melbourne, Victoria
18 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 3033, 21st Infantry Battalion
18 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 3033, 21st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wiltshire, Melbourne
17 Mar 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Private, 14th Field Artillery Brigade , Egypt
14 Apr 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Shoeing-Smith Corporal, 14th Field Artillery Brigade , Egypt
16 May 1916: Promoted AIF WW1, Farrier Sergeant, 14th Field Artillery Brigade , Egypt
16 Jun 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Farrier Sergeant, SN 3033, 14th Field Artillery Brigade
9 Jul 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Farrier Sergeant, 25th Field Artillery Brigade, France
19 Jul 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Farrier Sergeant, SN 3033, 25th Field Artillery Brigade, Fromelles (Fleurbaix)
26 Jan 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Farrier Sergeant, 12th Field Artillery Brigade
14 Jun 1917: Transferred AIF WW1, Farrier Sergeant, 14th Field Artillery Brigade , Belgium
29 Sep 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Farrier Sergeant, SN 3033, 14th Field Artillery Brigade , RTA 16 April 1919 for discharge.

World War 2 Service

14 Apr 1942: Enlisted Australian Army (Post WW2), SN V375606, Enlisted at Camperdown, Vic. as a Signalman in Signals 3 Lines of Comm.
17 Jan 1947: Discharged Australian Army (Post WW2), SN V375606, Signalman

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