We remember Bertie Christopher Butler Tower

We remember Bertie Christopher Butler Tower

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1885
sibling D Isolde Butler Tower Source:9387614 1885
1886
sibling F Thomas Butler Tower Source:9387614 1886
1887
birth Chilton Lodge, Hungerford, Berkshire United Kingdom Source:9387557 Source:9387614 December 1887
1889
sibling Jon B Butler Tower Source:9387614 1889
1891
location 66 Princes Gate, Kensington, London United Kingdom parents address Source:9387614 1891
1891
sibling Kirklake F Butler Tower Source:9387614 1891
1902
service Royal Navy Officer Cadet Britannia Royal Naval College Source:9387557 December 1902 - 1903
1902
education Entered Britannia in December 1902 for training as a naval office. Withdrawn a year later owing to serious illness. Britannia Royal Naval College Dartmouth United Kingdom Source:9387557 December 1902
1902
enlistment Dartmouth United Kingdom Source:9387557 December 1902
1906
service British Army Officer Cadet Royal Military College Source:9387586 1906 - 8th October 1907
1906
education Royal Military College Sandhurst United Kingdom Source:9387586 1906 - 8th October 1907
1907
commission Source:9387586 9th October 1907
1907
service British Army Second Lieutenant Royal Fusiliers (City of London) Regiment Territorial Force Source:9387586 9th October 1907 - 24th May 1911
1911
service British Army Lieutenant Royal Fusiliers (City of London) Regiment Source:9387586 25th May 1911 - 13th February 1912
1911
location Ship Street, East Side Great, Dublin Ireland Source:9387617 1911
1912
service British Army Lieutenant Colonial Office Seconded from Royal Fusiliers (City of London) Regiment Source:9387586 14th February 1912 - 16th March 1914
1914
service British Army Lieutenant Royal Fusiliers (City of London) Regiment Source:9387586 17th March 1914 - 23rd December 1914
1914
service British Army Captain Royal Fusiliers (City of London) Regiment Source:9387586 24th December 1914 - 5th July 1915
1915
service British Army Captain General Staff Seconded from Royal Fusiliers (City of London) Regiment Source:9387586 6th July 1915 - 24th February 1918
1915
appointments Brigade Major Source:9387586 21st November 1915
1916
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:9387586 14th January 1916
1916
appointments General Staff Officer, Second Grade Source:9387586 25th September 1916 - 23rd June 1917
1917
appointments General Staff Officer, Second Grade Source:9387586 6th December 1917
1918
service British Army Temporary Major General Staff Seconded from Royal Fusiliers (City of London) Regiment Source:9387586 25th February 1918 - 15th June 1918
1918
service British Army Acting Major Royal Fusiliers (City of London) Regiment 4th Battalion Source:7309054 16th June 1918 - 22nd August 1918
1918
appointments Battalion Headquarters Staff Major Source:9387586 16th June 1918
1918
awards Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration Source:9387557 1918
1918
appointments Battalion Commander, 4th Bn, Royal Fusiliers Source:9387557 21st August 1918 - 22nd August 1918
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:7309054
1918
death Died of wounds "Killed by a shell while in command of a battalion" Source:7309054 Source:9387610 22nd August 1918
burial Bellacourt Military Cemetery, Riviere CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Pas de Calais France Source:7309054
awards Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration Source:9387557

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names Bertie Christopher Butler
Initials BCB
Last Name Tower,
Source 7309054
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
66 Princes Gate, Kensington, London United Kingdom parents address known 1891
Ship Street, East Side Great, Dublin Ireland known 1911
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
Royal Navy Britannia Royal Naval College Officer Cadet
British Army Royal Fusiliers (City of London) Regiment Territorial Force Second Lieutenant
British Army General Staff Seconded from Royal Fusiliers (City of London) Regiment Captain
British Army General Staff Seconded from Royal Fusiliers (City of London) Regiment Temporary Major
British Army Royal Military College Officer Cadet
British Army Royal Fusiliers (City of London) Regiment Lieutenant
British Army Colonial Office Seconded from Royal Fusiliers (City of London) Regiment Lieutenant
British Army Royal Fusiliers (City of London) Regiment Lieutenant
British Army Royal Fusiliers (City of London) Regiment Captain
British Army Royal Fusiliers (City of London) Regiment 4th Battalion Acting Major
Awards
AwardTypeSource
MC British Award/Decoration
Mentioned in Despatches (MiD) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Military Cross (MC) British Award/Decoration
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Commander F F Tower, RNVR father
Laura Tower nee Butler mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
D Isolde Butler Tower sister 1885
F Thomas Butler Tower brother 1886
Jon B Butler Tower brother 1889
Kirklake F Butler Tower sister 1891
Religion
DateReligionSource
1911 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Official Records

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Commonwealth War Graves Commission (CWGC) Casualty Records Imperial1
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription M2740
Medal Index Cards Transcription M2740
Medal Index Cards Transcription M2740
Medal Index Cards Transcription M2740
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription M2740
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription M2740
Ireland Census 1911 Transcription M2740

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Label with the grave marker Edward43379
Captain Bertie Christopher Butler Tower M2740

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