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Kenneth Gibb Butler

Headstone of Sgt Kenneth Gibb BUTLER 8427. Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block 14SC5. Image kindly provided by Allan Steel CC-BY 4.0.

Headstone of Sgt Kenneth Gibb BUTLER 8427. Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council, Block 1 …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Kenneth Gibb AWMM
  • Surname
    Butler AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    8427 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM 71 Main North Road, North-east Valley, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    Mr C.D. Butler (father), 71 Main North Road, North-east Valley, Dunedin, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Pre 5 January 1940 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    8427 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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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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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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Death

About death

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  • Death
    18 May 1985 Allan Steel Cemetery Project
    Age 73 AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Andersons Bay RSA Cemetery, Dunedin City Council AWMM Block 14SC, Plot 5 AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Ken Butler served in the same Company with my Grand Father in WW2 (4 Coy, 27 MG). My grand father was 7405 CPL L.T. Fisher. Please contact me to exchange details as I'm doing research on the men of 27 MG Bn.
    Public - Ross - Researcher - 26 August 2021
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Sources

Sources

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  • References
    • Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force. (1941). Nominal Roll Second New Zealand Expeditionary Force No. 1 (Embarkations to 31st March, 1940). Wellington, N.Z.: Govt. Printer. AWMM
      WW2 1: WW2 30 AWMM
    • Kay, R. (1958). 27 (Machine Gun) Battalion. Wellington, N.Z.: Department of Internal Affairs, War History Branch. AWMM
    • This record was partially compiled from data kindly provided by Allan Steel Cemetery Project (2020) AWMM

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