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Vernon Jarden Butler

Group, WW2, 6 Airmen, 2 officers and 4 sergeants,seated on a bench near pine trees. Vernon Butler 3rd from left - This image may be subject to copyright

Group, WW2, 6 Airmen, 2 officers and 4 sergeants,seated on a bench near pine trees. Vernon Butler 3r …


  • Title
  • Forenames
    Vernon Jarden AWMM
  • Surname
    Butler AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
    Vern AWMM
  • Service number
    NZ429039 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    3 October 1910 AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    WW2 Mrs MC Butler (Wife) 258 Clifford Street AWMM
  • Relationship status
    Married AWMM
    With one child AWMM


Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW2 1 August 1942 AWMM Mercer/Civilian AWMM
    GisborneNew Zealand AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment


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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Height, WWII AWMM
    5ft 7in AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Married and had one son Marshall who predeceased him

    After the war he lived in Gisborne and owned a men's clothing shop, Fitzmaurice & Butler, Gladstone Road, Gisborne AWMM


About death

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  • Death
    3 April 1992 AWMM
    Age 82 AWMM
    GisborneGisborne AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Taruheru Cemetery, Nelson Road, Gisborne District, New Zealand AWMM
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  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference



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  • Documents
    Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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