Service Details
Name:
BUTCHER
Given Name:
HOWARD MONTAGUE
Initials:
H M
Service No:
1297V
Rank:
Lieutenant
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Regiment:
Natal Mounted Rifles, S.A. Forces
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Unit 2:
"C" Sqdn.
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Date of Death:
1944-06-10
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Date of Birth:
1913-10-04
Age:
30
Cause of Death:
Killed in action, during an advance on enemy positions near Bagnoregio, Italy. Two Sherman tanks were knocked out by a 75mm German gun
Additional
Information:
Son of Mr. and Mrs. W. H. Butcher, of Goldhurst, Creighton. Husband of Peggy (nee Robbins) Butcher who worked for British Airways in Durban. Born in Pietermaritzburg. An Overseer on Wattle Estate by profession
Commemoration
Country:
Italy
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Cemetery:
BOLSENA WAR CEMETERY
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Grave Reference:
II, A, 11.

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