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Patrick Maurice Butler

Memorial photograph, unveiled on 25 April 2004 by the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta was supplied by Bev Tosh. - This image may be subject to copyright

Memorial photograph, unveiled on 25 April 2004 by the Lieutenant Governor of Alberta was supplied by …

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Patrick Maurice AWMM
  • Surname
    Butler AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • NZ425384 AWMM
    • WWII 425384 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • NZ425384 AWMM
    • WWII 425384 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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  • Medals and Awards

Training and Enlistment

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Embarkations

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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
    Killed on Active Service, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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    • Patrick Butler was the son of John Joseph and Evelyn Mary Butler, of Whakatane, Auckland, New Zealand. AWMM
    • Born 27 July 1920 Taraniki New Zealand Public - Jennifer Mary - Other Relative - 26 April 2015 - Family papers

Death

About death

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  • Death
    5 November 1943 AWMM
    Age 23 AWMM
    CanadaNorth America AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Toronto (Mount Hope) Cemetery, Ontario, Canada AWMM Range 22. Sec. 22. Grave 39. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Airmen from Australia and New Zealand Memorial, Memorial Park, Calgary, Alberta, Canada AWMM
    • Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 2 Hall of Memories AWMM

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  • Remembered by sister Mary Alley (nee Butler) and family
    Public - Wilson - Other relative - 23 February 2018

Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2265479
    Sources Used
  • Documents
    This record is a work in progress and was partially compiled from the “Database of New Zealand Airmen who took part in Advanced Air Training in Canada during WW2”. Researched by Ivan and Lorna Lindsey of Tauranga. N.Z. 2003 – 2012. Reproduced with permission. AWMM

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23 February 2018WilsonHowickOther relative
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