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Gerald James Butler

In memory of:

Flying Officer Gerald James Butler

May 19, 1943

Military Service


Service Number:

J/15234

Age:

23

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Canadian Air Force

Additional Information


Born:

October 8, 1919
Quebec City, Quebec

Son of James Butler, and of Ellen Rye Butler, of Quebec City, Canada.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

KINLOSS ABBEY BURIAL GROUND
Moray, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

Grave 56. Row B.

Location:

Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground, is half a mile north-west of Kinloss railway station between Kinloss and Findhorn Bay. The burial ground contains the ruins of an abbey founded by David I in the year 1150. There was a Royal Air Force Training Station at Kinloss aerodrome during the 1939-1945 War. During the early part of the 1939-1945 War a special plot was set aside for service war burials, and all but three of the war graves are in this plot. A Cross of Sacrifice is erected at the far end of the plot overlooking the graves.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Flying Officer Gerald James Butler is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Flying Officer Gerald James Butler is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Father J P Lardie's comments as inscribed on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Kinloss Abbey Burial Ground
  • Memorial
  • Gravemarker
  • Photo of Gerald James Butler– Employee of The Shawinigan Water and Power Company and its affiliated Companies.

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