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1986286   Sapper Alfred Stanley Button
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 22/01/2021
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9 Movement Control Group, Royal Engineers (British Army)
Died: 03/08/1942 (Home)
Age: 27
Alfred Stanley Button was the son of Henry and M J Button. He was born about 1915 in Sussex. Prior to joining the Army at the beginning of the war, Alfred was a porter on the railways. Alfred Button served with the Royal Engineers in World War Two. Sapper Alfred Button was serving with the 9 Movement Control Group when he died on 3rd August 1942 in hospital in Belfast.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Lewes Cemetery
  Lewes, Sussex, 9
Grave Ref: Sect F Grave 5
CWGC Casualty 2723559
Lewes Cemetery, (sometimes called St. Michael's Cemetery), in Rotten Row, on the West side of the town, was made in 1854, and belongs to the Corporation.
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1 Photo of Sapper Alfred Button's gravestone
2 Forum discussion (ww2 Talk) Photo of Sapper Alfred Button's gravestone
3 Sussex History forum Details of Sapper Alfred Button
4 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Sapper Alfred Button's gravestone can be purchased here
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