Language selection

Canadian Virtual War Memorial

John William Butcher

In memory of:

Pilot Officer John William Butcher

December 26, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/35241

Age:

22

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Son of Herbert Harry and Elizabeth Grey Butcher, of Brantford, Ontario, Canada; husband of Betty Eilene Butcher, of Brantford.

Commemorated on Page 142 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CHESTER (BLACON) CEMETERY
Cheshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Sec. A. Grave 856.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

Send us your images
  • Photo of John William Butcher– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of John William Butcher– Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of John William Butcher– Enlisted in the R.C.A.F. in June 1942, and upon graduation at Crumlin he was granted his commission. Immediately following this he went overseas in September 1943. Killed while on operation December 26, 1943.
  • Album Cover– Album of Honour for Brant County  World War 11 1939 - 1945
Published in 1946 by The Brantford Kinsmen Club and submitted with their permission by Operation Picture Me
  • Biography– Album of Honour for Brant County  World War 11 1939 - 1945
Published in 1946 by The Brantford Kinsmen Club and submitted with their permission by Operation Picture Me

Learn more about the Canadian Virtual Memorial

To learn more please visit our help page. If you have questions or comments regarding the information contained in this registry, email vac.cvwm-mvgc.acc@canada.ca or call us.

Date modified: