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This Page Is Dedicated To

1706299

Lance Bombardier

Butler, William Henry

 

British

Royal Artillery

239 Bty., 77 H.A.A. Regt. Royal Artillery

 

Japanese POW

Captured in Java

 

Died

Age

30

1943/11/29

 

Loved Ones

Husband of Lucy Butler, of Burslem, Stoke-on-Trent

 

Memorial

Column 9.

SINGAPORE MEMORIAL

 

Sunk by USS Bonefish, off Kangean Islands 6 22' South by 116 35' East. Japanese Captain Kawano orders the shooting of the prisoners in the water. From 14.15 – 16.30 the Minesweeper W.12 massacres the survivors using machine gun and rifles. No survivors.

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