BUTCHERS, Peter John

Rank: 
Marine
Unit/Base: 
Regiment/Corps: 
Royal Marines
Service: 
Royal Navy
Service number: 
P041519X
Born: 
Friday, May 19, 1961
Died : 
Thursday, March 18, 1982
Died in service
Age: 
20
Marine Peter Butchers, Mortar Platoon, died when a mortar bomb exploded in the barrel during a live firing training exercise on Otterburn Ranges, Northumberland. Also killed were Mne. Anthony Helstrip and Mne. Glenn Miller.
 
Sources
AFM ROH.
Report in the Aberdeen Press and Journal - Tuesday 23 March 1982.
 

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