BUTLER, Kenneth Herbert

Sgt Kenneth Butler RAAF was killed in an aircraft accident in England. His brother Pte Vernon Butler was a member of the 8th Division and was wounded in the Malayan campaign. It is reported he died of illness in a POW camp in Malaya.

Last Name
BUTLER
Given Names
Kenneth Herbert
Service Number
408069
Date of Birth
22/05/1921
Birth Location
Launceston TAS.
Enlistment Date
12/09/1940
Enlistment Location
Hobart
1Wags Start Date
17/10/1940
Course Details
WAGS Course 6
Finish Date
05/04/1941
To
1 BAGS
Kill or Discharge Date
15/11/1941 (Killed)
Discharge Unit
11 OTU
Rank
Sergeant
Operations
Accidental U.K
Date of Death
15/11/1941
Age
20
Cemetery / Memorial
Bassingbourn Cum Kneesworth Cemetery Cambridgeshire UK
Notes

Sgt Kenneth Butler RAAF was killed in an aircraft accident in England. His brother Pte Vernon Butler was a member of the 8th Division and was wounded in the Malayan campaign. It is reported he died of illness in a POW camp in Malaya.

Posting on Death
11 Operational training unit
NAA Status
NOT YET EXAMINED
1WAGS - BUTLER Kenneth Herbert - Service Number 408069 (Grave_edited-1)

Acknowledgements

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