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Butterworth, Francis Wyndham Arthur

Date of birth:
November 18th, 1906
Date of death:
November 6th, 1944
Buried on:
Commonwealth War Cemetery Bergen op Zoom
Plot: 9. Row: B. Grave: 15.
Nationality:
British (1801-present, Kingdom)

Biography

W. York R. 2-Lt. 30/8/26.
Lt. 30/8/29.
Capt. 23/2/36.
Attd. to Sudan Def. Force 4/4/36.

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Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Temporary Lieutenant-Colonel
Unit:
2 Battalion Gloucestershire Regiment
Awarded on:
December 11th, 1944
WO 373/49/534
Distinguished Service Order (DSO)
Period:
Second World War (1939-1945)
Rank:
Captain (Local major)
Unit:
West Yorkshire Regiment attached Sudan Defence Force Theatre of Combat or Operation: Middle East (East Africa and Madagascar)
Awarded on:
September 9th, 1942
WO 373/79/216

Member of the Order of the British Empire (MBE)

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