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Memorials & Monuments
on the Isle of Wight
- Biography -
- Percy Loben Butcher -

Unknown person Name : Percy Loben Butcher

Son of : George Butcher and Mary Butcher (née Coleman), of Sandown, Isle of Wight.

Born : 1898, Sandown.
  Census information :

1901 : Maria [sic] Butcher, with her children including Percy aged 2, is at 14 Guadeloupe Terrace, Esplanade, Sandown. Maria Butcher is a Lodging House Keeper.

1911 : George and Mary Butcher, with their children including Percy aged 12, are at Pells Cottage, Broadway, Sandown. George Butcher is a Coal Porter.

  Service Details :

Corporal 5488 Percy Loben Butcher, 2nd Bn., Rifle Brigade.

Awarded Military Medal.
Casualty Details :

Died : 23 October 1916 aged 18.

Commemorated at : Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France.

CWGC Record
  Commemorated on these Memorials :

Carisbrooke Castle County War Memorial Panel 02
Sandown War Memorial
  Photo Gallery :

Thiepval Memorial
  Documents and Newspaper cuttings :

Isle of Wight County Press (date unknown)
  Further information :

Percy Butcher's cousin, Leonard Ernest Butcher, also died in WW I.
  Acknowledgments :

John McConkey for photographs and documents. Percy Butcher was his 1st cousin twice removed (his grandmother's cousin).
  Page status :
Page last updated : 17 August 2013 (added to website)


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