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Geoffrey Hugh Butler-Williams

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Portrait, Hugh Butler-Williams in uniform. - This image may be subject to copyright

Portrait, Hugh Butler-Williams in uniform. - This image may be subject to copyright

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Geoffrey Hugh AWMM
  • Surname
    Butler-Williams AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ402848 AWMM
    • WWII 402848 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    23 October 1917 AWMM SydneyNew South Wales AWMM
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    WW2 Pre 1940 AWMM 170 Great South Road, Auckland, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
  • Relationship status
    Pre 1941 AWMM Single AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
  • Armed force / branch
    Air Force AWMM
  • Service number
    • WWII NZ402848 AWMM
    • WWII 402848 AWMM
  • Military service
    New Zealand Army prior to joining the Air Force AWMM
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

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 in Action, Cause of Death AWMM

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Hugh Evan Butler-Williams and Catherine Maud Butler-Williams, of Sydney, New South Wales, Australia.

    Hugh Butler-Williams is commemorated in St George's Church, Epsom.

    170 Great South Road (later changed to 288 Great South Road), Auckland, New Zealand AWMM

Death

About death

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  • Death
    3 July 1942 AWMM
    Age 24 AWMM
    The Netherlands (Holland)Europe AWMM
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
    Laren (Barchem) General Cemetery, Zutphen, Gelderland, Netherlands AWMM Plot 2. Row A. Grave 5. AWMM
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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  • Memorial name
    • Memorial plaque, St George's Church, Epsom, New Zealand AWMM
    • Auckland Grammar School War Memorial, New Zealand AWMM

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Sources

Sources

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  • External links
    Commonwealth War Graves Commission record
    https://www.cwgc.org/find-records/find-war-dead/casualty-details/2648155
    Sources Used
  • References
    • Martyn, E. (1998-2008). For Your Tomorrow (Vols. 1-3). Christchurch, N.Z.: Volplane Press. AWMM
    • 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
    • Information kindly provided by family AWMM

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