Blinman Vincent BUTTFIELD

BUTTFIELD, Blinman Vincent

Service Numbers: 3038, 2038
Enlisted: 10 July 1916
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 37th Infantry Battalion
Born: Blinman, South Australia, 31 July 1898
Home Town: Blinman, South Australia
Schooling: Christian Brothers College, Adelaide, South Australia
Occupation: Worked in Chemist shop
Died: Killed in Action, Belgium, 13 July 1917, aged 18 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Memorials: Adelaide Christian Brothers' College WW1 Roll of Honor, Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Blinman & District WW1 Roll of Honor, Blinman Boer War, WW1 & WW2 Honour Rolls, Gawler Council Gawler Men Who Answered the Call WW1 Roll of Honor, Menin Gate Memorial (Commonwealth Memorial to the Missing of the Ypres Salient), Yorketown and District of Melville Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

10 Jul 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private
28 Aug 1916: Involvement Private, 3038, 43rd Infantry Battalion
28 Aug 1916: Embarked Private, 3038, 43rd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Adelaide
13 Jul 1917: Involvement Private, 2038, 37th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Heather Ernszt

Son of James Guttridge Buttfield and Delia OLeary

Brother of James, Elizabeth, Hilary, Albert, Gerald and William

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