We remember William Boynton Butler

We remember William Boynton Butler

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Timeline

Timeline

1894
birth Source:8539889 20th November 1894
1901
sibling Nellie Source:8579614 1901
1904
sibling Mary Alice Source:8579614 1904
1904
sibling Gwendoline May Source:8579614 1904
1911
location 5 Royal Terrace, Hunslet, Leeds United Kingdom parents address Source:8579614 1911
1911
sibling Edith Annie Source:8579614 1911
1911
employment Pony Driver In Coal Pit Source:8579614 1911
1915
service British Army Private 17/1280 West Yorkshire Regiment Source:8539888 14th January 1915 - 13th January 1919
1915
enlistment Leeds United Kingdom Source:8539888 14th January 1915
1915
location 5 Royal Terrace, Hunslet, Leeds United Kingdom parents address Source:8539888 1915
1915
employment Miner Source:8539888 1915
1916
theatres France & Belgium: 1a Source:8539888 31st January 1916 - 16th December 1918
1919
awards French Croix de Guerre Other War Service Award Source:8539888 1st July 1919
1920
marriage Clara Johnson Source:8579616 1920
1921
children Nellie B Butler Source:8579618 1921
1924
children Edward Source:8579617 1924
1972
death Leeds United Kingdom Source:8539889 1972

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Boynton
Initials WB
Last Name Butler
Source 8539890
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
5 Royal Terrace, Hunslet, Leeds United Kingdom parents address known 1911
5 Royal Terrace, Hunslet, Leeds United Kingdom parents address known 1915
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 17/1280 West Yorkshire Regiment Private
Awards
AwardTypeSource
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
French Croix de Guerre Other War Service Award
VC British Award/Decoration
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Children
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Nellie B Butler daughter 1921
Edward son 1924
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
William Ellis Boynton father
Caroline mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Nellie sister 1901
Gwendoline May sister 1904
Mary Alice sister 1904
Edith Annie sister 1911
Spouse
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Clara Johnson wife 1920
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1915 5'3"

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Trevor321
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Trevor321
Victoria Cross Recipients 1854-2006 Transcription Trevor321
1911 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Selena49658
England & Wales marriages 1837-2008 Transcription Selena49658
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Selena49658
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Selena49658

External Evidence

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Multimedia

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William Boynton Butler VC. Trevor321
Victoria Cross Winners Selena49658

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