Ernest BUTTERFIELD

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BUTTERFIELD, Ernest

Service Number: 76
Enlisted: 21 September 1914, Townsville, Queensland
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 15th Infantry Battalion
Born: Luton, England, 1876
Home Town: Fitzroy, Yarra, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer/Straw hat worker
Died: Died of wounds, Gallipoli, 4 May 1915
Cemetery: Lone Pine Memorial
No known grave (at sea - HMAS Gascon)
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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Boer War Service

1 Jan 1900: Involvement British Army, Unspecified British Units

World War 1 Service

21 Sep 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 76, Townsville, Queensland
22 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 76, 15th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ceramic, Melbourne
22 Dec 1914: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 76, 15th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
25 Apr 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 76, 15th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli
1 May 1915: Wounded AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 76, 15th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC Gallipoli, GSW (head)

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

Son of Daniel Butterfield of Markyate, Hertfordshire, England

Husband of Martha of 84 Upper Cobden st., Luton, England