George Butler (1895-1917)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

BUTLER, GEORGE. Gunner. No 111910. 'A' Battery, 186th Brigade Royal Field Artillery. Born 6 Brian Street, Lindley, 11.10.1895. Son of Fred and Keziah Butler, 144 Lime Tree Avenue, Eldon Road, Marsh. Educated at Oakes Council School. Employed by Mr A. Willis as a tailor's cutter. Attended Marsh United Methodist Church and was a Sunday School teacher there. Was a member of Marsh United Harriers. Enlisted 29.12.1915. Killed in action, near Poperinghe, 27.6.1917, aged 21 years. Buried in POPERINGHE NEW MILITARY CEMETERY. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row A, Grave 30.
ROH:- Marsh War Memorial.

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