(Service number 7/679)
|First Rank||Trooper||Last Rank|
|Date||29 April 1894||Place of Birth||Oamaru|
|Address at Enlistment||Sherwood Downs|
|Previous Military Experience|
|Next of Kin||Joseph BUTTERS (father), Sherwood Downs|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||Main Body|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||Canterbury Mounted Rifles|
|Date||16 October 1914|
|Transport||Tahiti or Athenic|
|Other Units Served With|
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Award Circumstances and Date
Prisoner of War Information
|Date of Capture|
|Where Captured and by Whom|
|Actions Prior to Capture|
|PoW Serial Number|
Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses
|Date||18 October 1962||Age||68 years|
|Place of Death|
|Memorial or Cemetery||Waimate Old Cemetery|
|New Zealand Memorials|
Joseph Butters was the son of Joseph and Jessie (née Bisset) Butters. In 1919 at Chalmers Church, Timaru, he married Violet Louise Walton, the sister of Charles Walton who married joseph's sister in 1920.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [12 February 2018]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal affairs) [12 February 2018]; Waimate Cemetery headstone transcription (South Canterbury Branch NZSG cemetery records) [12 February 2018]
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