Lieutenant Colonel Charles Philip Butler

Service number 23
Ranks Held Lieutenant Colonel, Major, Temporary Lieutenant Colonel, Corporal
Birth Date 16 July 1880
Birth Place Australia: South Australia, Adelaide
Death Date 25 September 1953
Death Place Australia: South Australia, Adelaide
Final Rank Lieutenant Colonel
Service Australian Imperial Force
Units
Place Adelaide
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918
Gazettes Published in London Gazette in 1917-06-01
Published in London Gazette in 1917-06-04
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-10-04
Published in Commonwealth Gazette in 1917-10-04

Rolls

  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    43rd Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
    London Gazette
    01 June 1917 on page 5422 at position 89
    Commonwealth Gazette
    04 October 1917 on page 2624 at position 101
  • First World War Embarkation Roll:

    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Honours and Awards (Recommendation):

    Unit
    43rd Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Major
  • Pre First World War Conflicts Nominal Rolls:

    Unit
    2nd South Australian Mounted Rifles
    Conflict
    South Africa, 1899-1902 (Boer War)
    Rank
    Corporal
  • Honours and Awards:

    Unit
    43rd Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Temporary Lieutenant Colonel
    London Gazette
    04 June 1917 on page 5475 at position 5
    Commonwealth Gazette
    04 October 1917 on page 2626 at position 21
  • First World War Nominal Roll:

    Unit
    43rd Australian Infantry Battalion
    Conflict
    First World War, 1914-1918
    Rank
    Lieutenant Colonel

Timeline

Date of birth 16 July 1880
Date and unit at appointment (Officers) 25 March 1916 Appointed to the 43rd Battalion with the rank of major.
Date of enlistment 25 March 1916
Date of embarkation 09 June 1916
Date promoted 06 February 1917 Appointed temporary lieutenant colonel.
Other 1917-02-10 - 1918-02-16 Commanding Officer of the 43rd Battalion.
Date of recommendation honour or award 05 March 1917
Date returned to Australia 15 February 1918
Date returned to Australia 15 February 1918
Date of death 25 September 1953