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2Lt John Mitchell Butler

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2Lt John Mitchell Butler

Birth
Mispillion Hundred, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Death
6 Jun 1944 (aged 25)
Hiesville, Departement de la Manche, Basse-Normandie, France
Burial
Harrington, Kent County, Delaware, USA
Memorial ID
11288820 View Source

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

Son of W. Norman Butler and Mary M. Barney Butler.

Husband of Meredith Young Butler.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )

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

Son of W. Norman Butler and Mary M. Barney Butler.

Husband of Meredith Young Butler.

( Bio by: Russ Pickett )


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