Butler, Frederick Edward

Dates:

War Service:
Stoker 1st Class FREDERICK EDWARD BUTLER died on 5 June 1916 when the cruiser HMS Hampshire struck a mine off Marwick Head in the Orkneys. The Hampshire was taking Lord Kitchener, the Secretary of State for War, on a diplomatic mission to Russia.

He was lost at sea and is commemorated on the Portsmouth Naval Memorial

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the memorials at the Mazawattee Tea Company in Deptford and at the Church of St James, Hatcham.

Details:
He was 21.

Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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