Victor Hugh Butt

Surname: Butt
Other names: Victor Hugh
Other people in this story:
Charles John Butt
Rosa Trowbridge Butt (nee Wickham)
Ethel Rose Davis
Locations in this story:
Shaftesbury, Dorset
York South, Ontario, Canada
Toronto, Ontario, Canada

Victor Hugh Butt was born in Shaftesbury, Dorset, on 22 Oct 1896 and baptised at Holy Trinity Church on 20 Dec 1896 the son of Charles John Butt and Rosa Trowbridge Butt (nee Wickham).  He spent his early life in Shaftesbury until the whole family emigrated to Canada in 1910 and set up residence in York South, Ontario.  Victor married Ethel Rose Davis in York, Ontario, on 5th Jan 1918.  He had enlisted on 22 Apr 1918 and joined the Canadian Expeditionary Force (Canadian Engineers) and was based solely in Canada at their Training Depot as a Company Office Sergeant (Service No. 3035431) until his discharge on 10 Feb 1919.  No medal records have been found.  His mother, Rosa, died in 1922.  Victor had moved to Toronto, Ontario, by 1921 and he died there on 10 Apr 1960.


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