Butler, Ernest

Private 6957 Ernest Butler. B Company, 2nd Battalion Honourable Artillery Company. Killed in action at Papadopoli on 26th October 1918, aged 26. Buried in Tezze British Cemetery, Italy.

  • Born in Battersea
  • Enlisted at St Pancras
  • Admitted in to the HAC on 8th February 1916
  • Resident of Hornsey
  • Went overseas on 1st October 1916
  • Killed in action at Papadopoli on 26th October 1918
  • Aged 26
  • Buried in Tezze British Cemetery, Italy
  • Grave ref. I.A.4.
  • Son of Frederick Thomas and Annie Maria Butler, of Battersea, London.
  • Brother of Arthur Butler, 2nd Battalion Royal Fusiliers, who died of wounds received at Passchendaele four days after Ernest Butler’s death, on 30th October 1918

 

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