Butler, William

William ButlerWilliam Butler

Rank: First Class Stoker

Ship: HMS India

Mother: Mrs Johnston

Address: 25 Perth Road, Silverhill

Other Info: Lost on 8th August 1915. The SS India, an armed merchant cruiser, was torpedoed by the German submarine U-22 off the coast of Norway. 160 crew were lost and 141 saved. William is remembered at Plymouth Naval Memorial on panel 6.

William is not named on Hastings War Memorial.

Published: September 1915

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