William Manus Butler Unknown date of birth - 9 October 1916 Key details Contribute › Service number4/81 AWMM24/62 AWMM Also known asWilliam Manns Butler AWMM ForceArmy AWMM Rank and unit at dischargeWW1 AWMMRifleman AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion AWMM WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Play your part Contribute what you know about their war service and life. Lay a poppy Leave a note PDF Print Share Nominal Roll Vol 1, Page: 100 - No known copyright restricti … Read more View gallery Hide sources Show empty fields Identity About Contribute › Title ForenamesWilliam Manus AWMM SurnameButler AWMM Ingoa Also known asWilliam Manns Butler AWMM Service number4/81 AWMM24/62 AWMM Gender Iwi Hapū Waka Rohe Religion Images and documents Images Contribute › Documents Contribute › Civilian life About birth Contribute › Date of birth Place of birth Birth notes Occupations Contribute › Occupation before enlistmentWW1 AWMM Post war occupation Next of kin Contribute › Address before enlistmentUnknown AWMMWestportNew Zealand AWMM Next of kin on embarkationW.P. Butler (father)35 Bradhaw StreetSouth DunedinNew Zealand AWMM Relationship statusPre 15 August 1914 AWMMSingle AWMM Service Wars and conflicts Contribute › WarWorld War I, 1914-1918 AWMM Campaigns ForceArmy AWMM Service number4/81 AWMM24/62 AWMM Military units Military service Miilitary decorations Contribute › Medals and Awards Training and Enlistment Contribute › Military training EnlistmentWW1 AWMMUnknown AWMMCanterburyNew Zealand AWMM Age on enlistmentWW1 AWMM Embarkations Contribute › Embarkation detailsWW1 AWMM15 August 1914 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMMHMNZT 1 HMNZT 2 AWMMWellingtonNew ZealandApiaWestern Samoa AWMMWW1 AWMM9 October 1915 AWMMWellingtonNew Zealand AWMM9 October 1915 AWMMHMNZT 32 HMNZT 33 HMNZT 34 AWMMWellingtonNew ZealandSuezEgypt AWMMDeparted - 9 October 1915Arrived - 20-30 November 1915 AWMM Embarkation bodyWW1 AWMM15 August 1914 AWMMSamoan Advance Party AWMMNew Zealand Railway Engineers AWMMMoeraki or Monowai AWMMSapper AWMMWW1 AWMM9 October 1915 AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion AWMMA Company AWMMRifleman AWMM Prisoner of war Contribute › Capture details Days interned Liberation date POW liberation details POW serial number Medical history Contribute › Medical notesDied of woundsCause of Death AWMM Last known rank Contribute › Last rankWW1 AWMMRifleman AWMMNew Zealand Rifle Brigade, 2nd Battalion AWMM Biographical information Biographical information Contribute › 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 Contribute › Age at death24 AWMM Date of death9 October 1916 AWMM Cause of deathDied of wounds AWMM Place of deathFrance AWMM Death notesFrance AWMM Cemetery Contribute › Cemetery nameSt Sever CemeteryRouenSeine-MaritimeFrance AWMM Grave referenceB. 18. 2. AWMM Memorial Contribute › Memorial name Memorial reference Obituary Roll of Honour Remember William Manus Butler by laying a poppy. William Joseph Ignatius Butler William Louis Butler William Manus Butler William Maurice Butler William Thomas Butler Lay a poppy for 2015 Leave a note Leave a tribute or memory of William Manus Butler Leave a note Contribute › Processing Sources Sources Contribute › External linksCommonwealth War Graves Commission.http://www.cwgc.orgSources UsedSmith, S.J. (1924). The Samoa (N.Z.) Expeditionary Force 1914-1915. Wellington: Ferguson & Osborn.http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-WH1-Samo.htmlSources UsedSmith, S.J. (1924). The Samoa (N.Z.) Expeditionary Force 1914-1915. Wellington: Ferguson & Osborn.http://nzetc.victoria.ac.nz/tm/scholarly/tei-WH1-Samo.htmlSources UsedMilitary personnel filehttp://www.archway.archives.govt.nz/ViewFullItem.do?code=21890741Archives NZ DocumentsNew Zealand Army Expeditionary Force. (1914-1919). Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force, Volume I. Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMMPage No: 100 AWMM Seen an error on this page? Tell us about it.