The Men

A B C D E F G H I J K L M N O P Q R S T W Y

BUTLER, KENNETH WILLIAM

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Private
5783438
23/09/1944
19
East Lancashire Regiment 1st Bn.
II. F. 11.
In memory of a dear son. for ever young he will sing & play in God’s eternal spring


Additional Information:
Son of William and Maud Butler, of March, Cambridgeshire.

Kenneth was born June 1st 1925 Cambridgeshire, U.K. His brother died February 1942 in Singapore aged 28.

Kenneth William Butler probably got injured on the attack on Bladel on the 22nd of September.The war diary for his regiments states for that day: 4 Other Ranks killed, 1 officer and 17 Other Ranks wounded. 3 other ranks missing. He was initially buried at the cemetery T´Hof in Bergeyk.

Information on him and his dead can be found in our newsletter of august 2019 (in Dutch).