Crew list of Ships hit by U-boats

William Henry Butcher

RN (P/JX 383293). British

Born   1924
Died  17 Feb 1945(21)

Roster information listed for William Henry Butcher

ShipTypeRank / roleAttacked onBoat
HMS Bluebell (K 80)CorvetteAble Seaman17 Feb 1945 (+)U-711

Personal information

Son of Mr. and Mrs. F.A. Butcher, of Reading, Berkshire. He was recovered unconscious by HMS Zest after the sinking of HMS Bluebell, but could not be revived despite continous artificial respiration for some hours and was buried at sea the next morning with due honours.

Crew list for Ships hit by U-boats