Butterworth Brothers

Felix Mortimer Butterworth

4052, Private Felix Butterworth, age 31
2nd/4th Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment
Died 25 March 1916

Felix was brother of Reginald and Stanley below and Uncle of Eric Durrant also on Felixstowe War Memorial.

Felix, an architect’s clerk, is thought only to have served for a short time and died in a military hospital in Aylesbury, Buckinghamshire on March 25, 1916 aged 31. He is buried in St Peter and St Paul graveyard and commemorated on the Felixstowe Seafront Memorial.

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The Suffolk Regiment

Grave at St Peter & Paul Churchyard

Reginald Willoughby Butterworth

4145, Private Reginald Butterworth, age 33
4th Battalion, The Suffolk Regiment
Killed 29 October 1916

Son of the late James and Martha Butterworth of "Highcliffe", Felixstowe. Brother of Stanley and Felix above and below and Uncle of Eric Durrant also on Felixstowe War Memorial

 

Reginald was a butcher before the war and was married to Rosa Winifred Butterworth, they had only been married a few months before being killed in action on October 29, 1916, aged 33. He is on the Suffolk Regiment Roll of Honour for those lost at the Battle of the Somme. Reginald has no known grave. He is commemorated on the Thiepval Memorial, his brothers’ and his nephew’s headstone in St Peter and St Paul graveyard and on the Felixstowe Seafront Memorial.

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The Suffolk Regiment

Stanley Woodall Butterworth

Lieutenant Stanley Butterworth, age 37
7th Battalion, The Essex Regiment
Died 19 January 1917

Brother of Reginald and Felix above and Uncle of Eric Durrant also on Felixstowe War Memorial

Stanley was a municipal surveyor in civilian life, possibly fought in the Middle East with his regiment. He died at the 1st London General Hospital RAMC in Myatts Park, Camberwell, Surrey on January 19, 1918, aged 37.

 

He is buried in St Peter and St Paul graveyard and commemorated on the Felixstowe Seafront Memorial.

Felix, Reginald and Stanley’s sister, Mildred, married Walter Durrant in 1896 and they had a son Eric Walter Durrant who also died in WW1 and is commemorated on their headstone in St Peters and Pauls.

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The Essex Regiment