Butcher John Herbert 1897

John Herbert Butcher

Father Nm: Benjamin George BUTCHER (1869–1925)

Mother Nm: Rebecca RICE (1865–1948)

Marriage Dt: 13 February 1926 St Peter Paddington

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Spouse comments: Elsie Alice Blinco [4552] born 27 January 1897 Watford

Children. . Kenneth M Butcher (1942-1955)

Born 1897

27 November 1897 Paddington


Name Age
Benjamin G Butcher 33
Rebecca Butcher 35
George A Butcher 9
Florence M Butcher 7
Frederick J Butcher 5
Herbert Butcher 3


Labour Corps

John Herbert Butcher Corporal, 199291, Labour Corps, London District 

  • 15 May. John Herbert occupation Clerk enlists in the Labour Corps in London.
  • 24 May. Service with Labour Corps begins. John Herbert does not serve overseas and is probably based in london in some clerical role for the duration of the war. John was with the London District  Labour Centre an admistrative section and fitting with his clerical experience. The Service records do not identify and postings other than promotions from Private to Lance Corporal to Corporal.
  • 17 April. Honourable discharged by a medical review of inner ear disability. Awarded the Silver War Badge
The Silver War Badge
    1. Ancestry  and BFA database
    2. National archives service records
After the War
1939 Census


John H Butcher 42 Assurance Agent
Elsie A Butcher42
Rebecca Butcher 74 mother
Florence M Butcher 46 sister a typist

Death 1984

22 JUL 1984  Kenton, Harrow, Middlesex


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