Topic: AIF - 5B - ICC
Imperial Camel Corps
Roll of Honour
A brief military biography of Percy Butcher
Address: Rockhampton, Queensland.Conflict: 1914-1918.
Embarkation details: Unit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 28 March 1916.
Embarkation Unit name: 2nd Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement.
Embarkation Roll number: 10/7/4.
Enlistment date: 1 November 1915.
Fate: Died of wounds 23 December 1916.
Marital status: Single.
Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal.
Next of kin: Mother, Mrs Fanny Butcher, Baree, Mount Morgan, Queensland.
Occupation: Miner.Panel number, Roll of Honour, Australian War Memorial: 10.
Place of birth: Moonmera, Queensland.
Place of death or wounding: Magdhaba, Sinai Peninsular, Egypt.
Place of burial: Kantara War Memorial Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 100), Egypt.Rank on enlistment: Private.
Rank at death: Trooper [Tpr].
Regimental number: 2154.
Religion: Church of England.
Unit from Nominal Roll: Imperial Camel Corps.
War Grave Register notes: 2154 Trooper Percy BUTCHER, 14th Company, 3rd Battalion, Imperial Camel Corps. Died of wounds 23 December 1916. F. 100.
Lest we forget
National Archives Service File.
Embarkation Roll, AWM8, Class 10, Light Horse.
Nominal Roll, AWM133, Nominal Roll of Australian Imperial Force who left Australia for service abroad, 1914-1918 War.
Roll of Honour, AWM145 Roll of Honour cards, 1914-1918 War, Army.
CWGC files, Commonwealth War Graves Commission, Debt of Honour Register.
Collected Records of Steve Becker.
Citation: Imperial Camel Corps, Roll of Honour, Percy Butcher