David Ormond BUTLER

David Ormond Butler Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
Kilcoy
Resided
Kilcoy
Occupation
Clerk
Enlisted
16-December-1914
Place
Charleville
Age
27
Status
Single
Service No
761
Rank
Private
Unit
2nd Light Horse Regiment, 3rd Reinforcements
Embarked
09-February-1915
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Egypt, Gallipoli
Highest rank
Sergeant
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
Returned to Australia
January 1917
Notes

Brother of Lieutenant Colin Hope Butler MC & Bar (not on Roll of Honour).

 

‘Davie’ Butler landed at Gallipoli in May 1915. Ten days later he was severely wounded in action with a gunshot to his left arm and another that fractured his skull. He was hospitalised in Alexandria, then in Manchester. He was invalided to Australia in January 1917 and discharged in May.

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