First Sergeant George W. Butler was born at 22 October 1903, at Milton, Trimble County, Kentucky. He joined the Kentucky National Guard at St. Matthews, Jefferson County, Kentucky, on 4 October 1939, becoming a member of Headquarters Company, 149th Infantry. He entered into federal service at Louisville, Jefferson County, Kentucky on 17 January 1941. He died 8 June 1942, and is buried in the Moffett Cemetery, Milton, Kentucky.
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