George Butler

Private

Army Service Corps M/400082 1143 M.T. Coy

Medal Index Card

He was awarded the Victory medal.

Service Record

George enlisted on 7 June 1916 aged 32, a married framework knitter born at Crich but living in Ilkeston. His height was 5ft 5¼in. His wife was Sybil Annie Ridgard whom he married on 20 August 1910 at Ilkeston. They had three children, George Raymond (20 June 1911), Jessie (20 July 1912) and Edwin Arthur (19 May 1916). He was mobilized 18 May 1918 and passed his test to drive lorries on 12 September 1918. He entered France through Havre on 4 November 1918 on ex SS South West Miller joining the 1143 M.T. Coy. He was discharged 4 November 1919.

CENSUS INFORMATION

1901: Fritchley

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
George Butler Head 49 Machinist hosiery factory Crich
Ann Butler wife 54   Crich
James W Butler son 18 Cabinet maker Crich
George Butler son 16 Machine minder factory Crich
Thomas E Butler son 15 Brick & pipe maker Crich

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1911: Ilkeston

Forename Surname Relationship Age Occupation Where born
George Butler Head 26 Framework Knitter, hosiery machinist Crich
Sybil Annie Butler wife 26 Household duties Ilkeston

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George's brother James William Butler is also on the Roll of Honour.