Warrant Officer Bruce Ferguson BUTCHART

Service No: 437491
Born: Unley SA, 8 January 1925
Enlisted in the RAAF: 27 February 1943
Unit: No. 667 Squadron (RAF), RAF Gosport, Hampshire
Died: Ground Accident, Hampshire 5 July 1945, Aged 20 Years
Buried: Brookwood Military Cemetery, Surrey UK
CWGC Additional Information: Son of James and Marjorie Wilmot Butchart, of Mitcham, South Australia.
Roll of Honour: Mitcham SA
Remembered: Panel 119, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: World War II Honour Roll, National War Memorial of SA, North Terrace, Adelaide

On 5 July 1945, Warrant Officer Butchart, a Pilot, drowned when swimming in the sea at night at Haslar, near Gosport.


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records (RAAF Casualty Information compiled by Alan Storr (409804))
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/6/1221

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