Ernest BUTT

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BUTT, Ernest

Service Number: 599
Enlisted: 6 March 1915, Perth, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 28th Infantry Battalion
Born: Wisbech, England, 1887
Home Town: Perth, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 7 October 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Bassendean War Memorial, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

6 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 599, Perth, Western Australia
29 Jun 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 599, 28th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
29 Jun 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 599, 28th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Fremantle
7 Oct 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 599, 28th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of William Butt of Wisbech, England

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal