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Richard William Butler

In memory of:

Sergeant Richard William Butler

May 26, 1940

Military Service


Service Number:

520538

Age:

24

Force:

Air Force

Unit:

Royal Air Force

Division:

88 Sqdn.

Additional Information


Son of Bertram Leonard and Nellie Louisa Butler, of St. Leonards-on-Sea, Sussex.

Commemorated on Page 602 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

HARAUCOURT CHURCHYARD
Ardennes, France

Grave Reference:

Joint grave 1-2.

Location:

Haraucourt is a village and commune 24 kilometres south-east of Mezieres and some 9 kilometres south of Sedan. Near the south-western corner of the churchyard are the graves of five airmen of the Royal Air Force.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– Memorialized on the pages of the Globe and Mail. Submitted for the project, Operation Picture Me
  • Memorial– Sergeant Richard William Butler is also commemorated on the Bomber Command Memorial Wall in Nanton, AB … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Sergeant Richard William 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

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