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2LT John Mitchell Butler

2LT John Mitchell Butler

Birth
Delaware, USA
Death 6 Jun 1944 (aged 25)
France
Burial Harrington, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID 11288820 · View Source
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Son of W. Norman Butler and Mary M. Barney Butler.

Husband of Meredith Young Butler.

John resided in Farmington, Kent County, Delaware and served as a 2nd Lieutenant with the 38th Troop Carrier Squadron.

He enlisted in the Army on January 8, 1942 in Wilmington, Delaware. He was noted as being Married.

He was "Killed In Action" during the invasion of Normandy, France during World War II.

He served as the Co-Pilot on a glider and was killed upon landing at 4 am during the first hours of the Normandy invasion

John was decorated with the Air Medal and Purple Heart.

Service # 12012712


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  • Created by: Russ Pickett
  • Added: 4 Jul 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11288820
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for 2LT John Mitchell Butler (23 Jun 1918–6 Jun 1944), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11288820, citing Hollywood Cemetery, Harrington, Kent County, Delaware, USA ; Maintained by Russ Pickett (contributor 46575736) .