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  • Commonwealth War Graves headstone at Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium,
Courtesy of Murray Biddle
Person Details
Millwall London
He was the son of George and Jane Butler and the brother of George, Harry and Albert Edward Butler of 17, Goodliffe Street, Nottingham.
26 Sep 1917
21
462146 - CWGC Website
266999
Private
2/7th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Sunday October 14th 1917 Chelsea Street minutes Message of sympathy to be sent to Mr and Mrs Butler and family who in September last lost their son and we our dear young friend, Willie, on the battlefield. (Nottinghamshire Archives. NC/BP/44/3) Nottingham Evening Post obituary 12 October 1917, Killed in action 26 September 1917, Private WJ Butler, Sherwoods, the beloved son of Mr and Mrs Butler, 17 Goodliffe Street. A bitter blow. Mother father and brothers.
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  • Commonwealth War Graves headstone at Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium,
Courtesy of Murray Biddle
    William James Butler - Commonwealth War Graves headstone at Tyne Cot Cemetery, Belgium, Courtesy of Murray Biddle