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Victor Claude Butler

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Victor Butler

Victor Butler

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Victor Claude AWMM
  • Surname
    Butler AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Vic AWMM
  • Service number
    WWII 601523 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    11 July 1907 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 1943 AWMM 18 Bellwood Ave., Mt. Eden, Auck. AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Headmaster/Civilian AWMM
    First Headmaster at Mt Roskill Grammar School AWMM
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Miss E. M. Butler, 18 Bellwood Ave., Mt. Eden, Auck. (s). AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1943 2NZEF Nom Roll 11 School Master/Civilian 2NZEF Nom Roll 11
    2NZEF Nom Roll 11
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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

Medical history

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  • Medical notes

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • All Black in 1928. AWMM
    • Victor was assistant manager of the 2nd NZ Expeditionary Force rugby team 1945/46 (The Kiwis) which toured Britain and Europe. Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 30 March 2021 - research
    • Victor played one game for the All Blacks, a non test against New South Wales at Wellington in 1928. Public - Ian Banks - Researcher - 31 March 2021 - research
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Death

About death

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  • Death
    • 1 February 1971 AWMM
      Age 64 AWMM
    • 1 February 1997 21Bn Assoc. Inc. Records. MS-2008-42.
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Waikumete Cemetery, Plot: Soldiers M, Row 9, Pl 90. AWMM
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  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
  • Documents
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1945). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 11 (Embarkations from 1st April, 1943 to 30th June, 1943). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      p.21 AWMM
    • New Zealand, World War II Appointments, Promotions, Transfers and Resignations, 1939–1945. [Extracted from the New Zealand Gazette.] CD-ROM. Ravensbourne, Dunedin, New Zealand: Colonial CD Books, n.d. AWMM
    • Veterans' club : the comradeship and memories of Auckland's 21st infantry battalion. Auckland War Memorial Museum : Auckland. Accompanies exhibition held in the Pictorial Gallery, second floor, Auckland War Memorial Museum, 24 March-21 May 2006. AWMM
    • 21 New Zealand Infantry Battalion Association Inc. Records, 1955 - 2005. Auckland War Memorial Museum. MS-2008-42. AWMM
    • 21 Battalion (Official history of New Zealand in the Second World War 1939-45) AWMM

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31 March 2021Ian BanksTaumarunui New ZealandResearcher

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