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Charles Butler

In memory of:

Private Charles Butler

October 14, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

794212

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (New Brunswick Regiment)

Division:

26th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

July 31, 1898

Commemorated on Page 378 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

III. C. 12.

Location:

Haynecourt is a village in the Department of the Nord approximately 6 kilometres north-west of Cambrai and 1 kilometre north of the main Arras to Cambrai road (D939). On the D939 between the villages of Marquion and Raillencourt the HAYNECOURT BRITISH CEMETERY is signposted at the intersection of the D939 and the D16E Bourlon to Haynecourt road. Following signposts the road should be followed towards Haynecourt, then to the left after another 100 meters. This road leads into Haynecourt and the cemetery is to be found just outside the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Portrait of Charles Butler– Boy soldier died in the Great War.
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Burbank to Bytheway. Microform Sequence 16; Volume Number 31829_B016725. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 160.  Page 745 of 926.
  • Niece of Charles Butler– Georgie ( niece of Charles ) signing registry book October of 2004.
  • Entrance to Haynecourt Cemetery
  • Grave marker– Niece of Charles, Georgie Matheson (Cassidy) and Great nephew Garth taken Oct 2004 while visiting grave site
  • Grave marker– Picture of gravemarker at Haynecourt, France on April 19, 2003

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