Pte George Buttle, 16 DLI

Alford, Pte Ronald 5445453 Died: 14 December 1944 aged 21. Phaleron War Cemetery, Greece 19 E 10.

Caush, Pte Albert 4461915 Died: 14 December 1944 aged 29. Phaleron War Cemetery, Greece 17 D 7.

Keenan, L/Cpl Dennis 4542527 Died: 23 December 1944
aged 24. Athens Memorial, Greece Face 7.

Harvey, Pte Charles William 869350 Died: 24 December 1944 aged 30. Phaleron War Cemetery, Greece 19 E 5.

O'Brien, Cpl Anthony 1814335 Died: 24 December 1944 aged 34. Phaleron War Cemetery, Greece 19 E 6.

Sturgeon, Pte Charles Raymond 4396422 Died: 27 December 1944 aged 33. Forli War Cemetery, Italy V C 12.

Gardiner, Pte John George 4164549 Died: 28 December 1944 aged 31. Phaleron War Cemetery, Greece 19 A 5.

Gullam, Sgt Henry George 4031651 Died: 14 January
1945 aged 31. Fayid War Cemetery Egypt 5 B 13

Durose, Pte Francis Thomas 4467059 Died: 2 February 1945 [age not recorded]. Prague War Cemetery, Czechoslovakia IV D 3.

McTaggart, L/Cpl James 14364988 Died: 29 March
1945 aged 31. Rome War Cemetery, Italy II D 13.

Buttle, Pte George Edward 4469461 Died 16 April
1945 aged 34. Durnbach War Cemetery, Germany 3 A
19.

Burnett, Pte Robert 2383245 Died: 30 April 1945 aged 24. Salerno War Cemetery, Italy V F 36.

Barrett, Pte Percy 4464692 Died: 17 May 1945 aged 31. Klagenfurt War Cemetery, Austria 6 A 10.

Gunn, Pte Welsh 4465603 Died: 23 June 1945 aged 33. South Shields (Harton) Cemetery Co Durham Section 8 Grave 6731.

Henderson, Pte John 14256642 Died: 14 February 1946
aged 22. Klagenfurt War Cemetery, Austria 3 C 2.

Ashton, Pte Walter 4626899 Died: 1 August 1946 aged 29.
Bradford (Oughtibridge Cemetery) Yorkshire, Grave 80.

Walker, Cpl Alan, 4464866. Died 19/10/47. Leeds (Cottingley Hall) Cemetery, Sec F, Grave 172. Formerly a POW in Italy and Germany, German POW No 155050. Captured Sedjenane, Tunisia, 1943. 16 DLI's last official CWGC casualty of WW2. Not listed on 16 DL1 Battalion History Roll of Honour, which was compiled before his death.

Sgt Henry George Gullam served with the King’s Shropshire Light Infantry prior to his service with 16 DLI. The portrait photograph above is courtesy of his nephew Nigel Gullam.

The item from the Middlesborough Evening Gazette of November 23rd 1943 below records Pte George Buttle’s transfer from Italy to Germany. Listed as a POW in Stalag 344 in early 1945, Pte Buttle was one of several ex-16th DLI men to die in German captivity.

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Sgt Henry G Gullam, 16 DLI