Ernest Frank Butson

From Our Contribution

Ernest Frank Butson
Personal Information
Date of Birth 11 May 1888
Place of Birth East Fremantle, Western Australia
Death 16 Sep 1952, aged 65
Place of Death Kelmscott, Western Australia
Age at Enlistment 53 years, 10 months
Description 5'7" (1.70m) tall ; 131lbs
59.421 kg
; fair complexion ; blue eyes ; fair hair ; tattoo on both arms
Occupation Water Supply employee
Religion Congregational
Address Kelmscott, Western Australia
Next of Kin Daughter , Ms. Irene Butson
Military Information
Reg Number W67639
Date of Enlistment 22 Mar 1942
Rank Private
Unit/Formation 2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion
Post War Details
Fate Remained in Australia

Pre War

Electoral Roll entries: 1925 at Kooyong road, Belmont, labourer; 1931 - 1937 at Armadale road, Belmont, ganger; 1943 at Kelmscott, water supply employee. Ernest had previously served in the Royal Australian Navy. he was divorced at the time of his enlistment.

War Service

On 22 Mar 1942, at Armadale, Ernest had enlisted in the [[2nd (Fremantle) VDC Battalion, before being discharged on 30 Jul 1944 at his own request.

Post War

Electoral Roll entries:


External Links

[[Category:]Born WA ww2]