Stoker 1st Class, SS/116858
H.M.S. "Black Prince.", Royal Navy
Amos Butler died on Wednesday 31st May 1916, aged 20 years, and was remembered on the PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL, Hampshire.
H.M.S. Black Prince was sunk during the Battle of Jutland, which took place in the North Sea during 31st May to 1st June 1916. He may have died alongside fellow Kirkby resident William Herbert Atkin, who is also remembered on the War Memorial.
He was the son of James and Hannah Butler, of 36 Ellis Street, East Kirkby, Notts.
From the Jutland Roll of Honour - an index of the men listed in the Admiralty Registers of Killed and Wounded (class ADM 104) who died or were wounded at the Battle of Jutland. (Published 1998 by Stuart Tamblin)
BUTLER Amos. Stoker 1st Class, Royal Navy, SS116858, killed on the Black Prince 31st May 1916. ADM 104/147.
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