Born: 4th November 1922, Victoria House, Needham Market, Suffolk.

Died: 12th October 1944; age: 21; drowned when a dinghy overturned in heavy seas off Albania.

Residence: 109, Richmond Park Road, Bournemouth, Dorset.

Rank: Sergeant: Service Number: 7948572.

Regiment: Royal Tank Regiment, Royal Armoured Corps, 2nd attached Force 399, Special Operations Executive.


Grave Reference:

Tirana Park Memorial Cemetery,



Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Charles P.F. Button & Mary F. Button, of Needham Market, Suffolk.


Father: Charles Philipps Fanshawe Button, born June 1885, Needham Market, Suffolk.

Mother: Mary Florence Button (nee Dolphin), born February 1893, Pietermaritzburg, Natal, South Africa.


Probate to Philip Arthur Button, a Captain H.M. Army. Harold’s brother.

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