We remember George Sainton Kaye Butterworth

We remember George Sainton Kaye Butterworth

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Timeline

Timeline

1885
birth Paddington, London United Kingdom Source:5476352 Source:5476341 12th July 1885
1901
dates Age 15 Source:5476341 31st March 1901
1904
education Trinity College Oxford Oxford United Kingdom Source:5476364 1904
1912
events Appeared in early film of English folk dance Arts and Culture Source:5476344 1912
1914
employment Musician Source:5476509 1st September 1914
1914
enlistment London United Kingdom Source:5476509 1st September 1914
1916
hospitalisation Wounded in action but remained on duty Hospital/Intitution Source:5476509 27th July 1916
1916
death Killed in Action At 0445 on 5 August, amid frantic German attempts to recapture the trench known as Munster Alley, Butterworth was shot through the head by a sniper. Pozieres France Source:5476328 Source:5476352 5th August 1916
burial Thiepval Memorial To The Missing CWGC Cemetery/Memorial Thiiepval, Somme. Butterworth was hastily buried by his men in the side of the trench known as Munster Alley, near Pozieres, but his body was lost in the fierce bombardments of the next two years. France Pier and Face 14A and 15C Source:5476365 Source:5476352
service British Army Temporary Second Lieutenant Durham Light Infantry Source:5476365
service British Army Second Lieutenant Durham Light Infantry Source:5476365

Details

Details

Names
TypeName
First Names George Sainton Kaye
Initials GSK
Last Name Butterworth
Source 688195
Last Name Kaye-Butterworth
Source 5476509
Gender
GenderSource
Male
Locations
AddressCountryTypeCertaintySource
16 Frognal Gardens, Hampstead, London United Kingdom parents address known 1916-08-05
19 Cheyne Gardens, Chelsea, London SW United Kingdom their own address known 1911-04-02
43 Colville Gardens, Notting Hill, London United Kingdom parents address known 1914-10-02
5 Driffield Terrace, York United Kingdom parents address
The Chambers, Eton College, Eton, Buckinghamshire United Kingdom school/college address known 1901-03-31
Contribution

Military Service

Military Service
ServiceNumberUnitSubRankSource
British Army Durham Light Infantry Temporary Second Lieutenant
British Army Durham Light Infantry Second Lieutenant
Family
Parents
NameRelationshipDatesSource
Alexander Kaye Butterworth father
Julia Marguerite Nee Wigan mother
Physical
ComplexionEyesHairSource
DateHeightSource
1914-09-01 5'9"
Religion
DateReligionSource
1914-09-01 Anglican - Church of Eng, Irl, Wales or other

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Communities

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Evidence

Evidence

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Official Records

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GRO War Death Army Officers Indices (1914 to 1921) Transcription Jo6
Soldiers died in the Great War 1914-1919 Transcription Jo6
CWGC First World War Casualty database Transcription Jo6
UK National Inventory of War Memorials Transcription Jo6
UK National Inventory of War Memorials Transcription Jo6
GRO War Death Army Officers Indices (1914 to 1921) Transcription Jo6
England & Wales births 1837-2006 Transcription Jo6
1901 England, Wales & Scotland Census Transcription Jo6
Medal Index Card

External Evidence

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Flickr photoset of George Butterworth's service file David114
Diary entry by Cecil Sharp Jo6
Commonwealth War Graves Commission Jo6
The Missing of the Somme Jean36823
Plaque at 5 Driffield Terrace, York Yvonne27542
The lads in their hundreds debbie2674
Armistice diary entry by Cecil Sharp Jo6
Diary entry by Cecil Sharp Jo6
Wikipedia entry on Butterworth Jo6
Kinora film of Butterworth dancing Jo6
biography debbie2674

Multimedia

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George Butterworth c.1914 Jo6
The EFDS's First Men's Morris Side c1911 Jo6
Thiepval Memorial Selena49658
1915 debbie2674
Panel Pozieres Memorial Jeremy102799
George Butterworth Jeremy102799
Memorial to Hugh and George Butterworth Katherine27600
With pipe Ian3310
Memorial at the Royal College of Music Janice135627
1911 census Janice135627
1901 census Janice135627

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