Born: September 5, 1925
Killed in Action (MIA): October 25, 1944 while on the USS Samuel B. Roberts in the Leyte Gulf, Philippines
Rank: Fireman Second Class
Before entering service, Fireman Butterworth worked for Old Dominion Water Co.
At the time of his death, Fireman Butterworth was survived by his parents, Mr. & Mrs. William F. Butterworth, Sr. and two younger sisters Evelyn and Nancy.
Memorialized at the Manila American Cemetery, Manila, The Philippines, and the Samuel B. Roberts Memorial at Ft, Rosecrans National Cemetery, San Diego, California.