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Forrest O’Brien Butler

Private First Class, Army

Born: March 27, 1924
Hometown: Albemarle County
Entered: February 8, 1943
Served In: World War II
Casualty Date: July 17, 1944
Died In: Northern Italy
Awards: Purple Heart

PFC Butler served with the 351st Infantry Regiment, 88th Infantry Division. He was killed by a German machine gunner and is buried in Presbyterian Church Cemetery Scottsville, Albemarle County.

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