BUTLER, Brian Dear
East Surrey Regt
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Sunday, June 11, 1944
Killed in action or died of wounds
Major Brian Butler MC died  at Chateau d'Amfreville during severe mortaring of their HQ. Five others also died. Lt T.N. Skelly and three others were wounded . He had previously been awarded the Military Cross  whilst a Troop Captain for gallant and distinguished services on the 4th October 1943 at Termoli, Italy .
 No 3 Commando War Diary dated 11th June 1944.
 London Gazettes publication date 25th January 1944; Supplement 36349; Page 518.
 National Archives file WO 373/4/252.
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