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William Manus Butler

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  • Service number
    • 4/81 AWMM
    • 24/62 AWMM
  • Also known as
    William Manns Butler AWMM
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Last rank
    WW1 Rifleman AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion AWMM
  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    William Manus AWMM
  • Surname
    Butler AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    William Manns Butler AWMM
  • Service number
    • 4/81 AWMM
    • 24/62 AWMM
  • Gender
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown Westport, New Zealand AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    W.P. Butler (father), 35 Bradhaw Street, South Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 15 Aug 1914 Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
    World War I, 1914-1918 AWMM
  • Campaigns
  • Force
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    • 4/81 AWMM
    • 24/62 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Miilitary decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM
    Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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  • Embarkation details
    • WW1 HMNZT 1 or HMNZT 2 AWMM
      Vessel was Moeraki or Monowai AWMM
      Sapper AWMM
      New Zealand Railway Engineers AWMM
      Samoan Advance Party AWMM
    • WW1 9 October 1915 AWMM from Wellington, New Zealand AWMM to Suez, Egypt AWMM HMNZT 32 or HMNZT 33 or HMNZT 34 AWMM
      Rifleman AWMM
      A Company AWMM
      New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion AWMM

Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Died of wounds, Cause of Death AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank
    WW1 Rifleman AWMM
    New Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • William Butler was the son of William Patrick and Sarah U. Butler, of 35, Bradshaw St., Dunedin, New Zealand. Native of Otago. Also served with the advance party to Samoa, from Aug. to Dec., 1914.

    Name is recorded asWilliam Manns Butler in Nominal Rolls, as William Manus Butler in Archives New Zealand. AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Age at death
    24 AWMM
  • Date of death
    9 October 1916 AWMM
  • Cause of death
    Died of wounds AWMM
  • Place of death
    France AWMM
  • Death notes
    France AWMM
  • Cemetery name
    St Sever Cemetery, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France AWMM
  • Grave reference
    B. 18. 2. AWMM
  • Memorial name
    Railways Roll of Honour board. Wellington Railway Station, Pipitea, Wellington 6011. Image provided by John Halpin 2017, CC BY John Halpin 2017. AWMM
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  • Obituary

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