Butler, Edward Lionel Austin (Lieutenant, b.? - d.1916)

Accession Number 1DRL/0172
Collection type Private Record
Record type Collection
Measurement 1 wallet: 1 cm
Object type Papers
Maker Bean, Charles Edwin Woodrow (C E W)
Access Open
Related File This file can be copied or viewed via the Memorial’s Reading Room. AWM93 12/11/19
Conflict First World War, 1914-1918
Copying Provisions Copyright restrictions apply. Only personal, non-commercial, research and study use permitted. Permission of copyright holder required for any commercial use and/or reproduction.

Collection relating to service of Lieutenant Edward Lionel Austin Butler, 12 Battalion, France, 1916. Collection includes an account by Dr C. E. W. Bean of the death and burial of his cousin, Lieutenant Edward Lionel Austin Butler from wounds received at Mouquet Farm, 22-23 August 1916.

History / Summary

The account was written to Butler's father as the family was related to C. E. W. Bean. This copy was sent to the Memorial by Butler's father in 1927 in response to a request for material relating to his son.

Biographical note: 2nd Lieutenant Edward Lionel Austin Butler, 12 Battalion, Australian Infantry. Died of wounds 23 August 1916. Son of Edward Henry and Fanny Amy Butler, of Sandy Bay, Hobart Tasmania.