We remember William Richard Butler

We remember William Richard Butler

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Timeline

Timeline

1886
birth Sheffield, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:8712065 25th February 1886
1891
location Lord Street, Park, Sheffield United Kingdom other group residence address Source:8712072 5th April 1891
1901
location Industrial School-Ship: "Southampton", Alexandra Dock, Hull, Yorkshire United Kingdom school/college address Source:8712073 31st March 1901
1901
dates Age 15 Source:8712067 4th December 1901
1901
employment musician Sheffield, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:8712067 4th December 1901
1901
enlistment Hull United Kingdom Source:8712067 4th December 1901
1901
service British Army Private 7168 Royal Irish Regiment 1st Battalion Source:8712067 4th December 1901 - 1st January 1914
1902
events Service in South Africa Overseas service Potchefstroom South Africa Source:8712067 17th December 1902 - 10th February 1905
1904
hospitalisation Wound in scalp - severe Hospital/Institution Source:8712067 23rd May 1904 - 11th June 1904
1905
events Service in India Overseas service India 1st period of service in India followed by 5 months back in Britain (28/10/09 to 27/3/10) Source:8712067 11th February 1905 - 27th October 1909
1906
hospitalisation Gonorrhea Hospital/Institution Source:8712067 18th February 1906 - 27th March 1906
1906
hospitalisation Enteric fever (Typhoid) Hospital/Institution Source:8712067 11th June 1906
1910
events Service in India Overseas service India Source:8712067 28th March 1910 - 30th December 1913
1914
dates Age 27 Source:8712067 1st January 1914
1914
location 13ct. 5th. South Street Park, Sheffield, Yorkshire United Kingdom their own address Source:8712067 12th May 1914
1914
employment Labourer Source:8712067 12th May 1914
1914
service British Army Lance Corporal 7168 Royal Irish Regiment 2nd Battalion Source:8712067 6th August 1914 - 6th March 1919
1914
internment pow Senne Germany Source:8712065 3rd October 1914
1914
location Sennelager POW Camp, Senne Germany military residence address Source:8712065 3rd October 1914
1918
events Internment in Holland Internment Netherlands Lance Corporal Butler arrived in England on 18th November 1918 on the SS Willochra Source:8712065 7th October 1918 - 17th November 1918
1945
death Unknown Sheffield, Yorkshire United Kingdom Source:8712471 1945
sibling John Dempsey Source:8712067

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names William Richard
Initials WR
Last Name Butler
Source 8712067
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeDateSource
13ct. 5th. South Street Park, Sheffield, Yorkshire United Kingdom their own address known 12th May 1914
Industrial School-Ship: "Southampton", Alexandra Dock, Hull, Yorkshire United Kingdom school/college address known 31st March 1901
Lord Street, Park, Sheffield United Kingdom other group residence address known 5th April 1891
Sennelager POW Camp, Senne Germany military residence address known 3rd October 1914
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSectionRankSource
British Army 7168 Royal Irish Regiment 1st Battalion Private
British Army 7168 Royal Irish Regiment 2nd Battalion Lance Corporal
Awards
AwardTypeSource
1914 Star First World War Campaign/Service Medal
British War Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Victory Medal First World War Campaign/Service Medal
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Rose Ann Dempsey mother
Siblings
NameRelationshipDatesSource
John Dempsey brother
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
Fresh Grey Brown
DateHeightSource
1914-01-01 5'7"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1901-12-04 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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Medal Index Card
British Army Service Records 1914-1920 Transcription Patrick63223
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Patrick63223
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Patrick63223
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Patrick63223
1881 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Patrick63223
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Patrick63223
England & Wales deaths 1837-2007 Transcription Patrick63223
1891 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Patrick63223

External Evidence

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The Campaigns and History of the Royal Irish Regiment Vol.II from 1900 to 1922 Patrick63223
1914-1918 PRISONERS OF THE FIRST WORLD WAR ICRC HISTORICAL ARCHIVES Patrick63223

Multimedia

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Royal Irish Regiment Cap Badge Patrick63223
Royal Irish Regiment Cap Badge Patrick63223
Sennelager POW camp Patrick63223
Sheffield Town Hall Patrick63223
Industrial school ship "crew" Patrick63223

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