Private

John Butler

Conflict: 
Anglo Boer War
Additional Information: 

Son of John Butler, Bald Hill Flat, Otago.

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Submitted by: Shona Young
Relationship to casualty: Great Grandniece
According to John's war record, handwritten on the top of the second page, was the statement "discharged with ignominy 1900/2442, 19/4/1900". Reasons for court martial not stated. He is also document... Read More

This is my brief biography on John Butler. Corrections welcome: 624 Trooper, 5 Company, 3rd NZMR Contingent Killed in action 27/8/1900 at Winburg Born ~1872 at Bald Hill Flat, Otago. Son of John and ... Read More

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Casualty

Service Number: 
624
Name:
John Butler
Rank: 
Private
Date of Birth:
Not known
Next of Kin: 
Miss Frances Butler (sister), 144 Ensor's Road, Opawa, Christchurch, New Zealand
Date of Enlistment:
01 January 1900
Occupation on Enlistment:
Farm hand
Armed Force: 
Army
Unit:
New Zealand Mounted Rifles Brigade, 3 Contingent, 1 Company

Casualty Details

Cause of Death:
Killed in action
Date of Death:
27 August 1900
Day of Death:
Monday
Conflict: 
Anglo Boer War

Embarkation Details

Embarkation Body:
New Zealand Rifle Brigade.
Embarkation Place:
Wellington, New Zealand
Embarkment Date:
12 February 1916
Transport:
HMNZT 45
Vessel:
Waitemata
Destination:
Suez, Egypt

Text in italics supplied by Cenotaph Online, Auckland War Memorial Museum

Cemetery

Cemetery: 
Cemetery Reference: 
No known grave or primary memorial (2008).
Cemetery Location: 
New Zealand
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