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Clayton Goldwin Butchart


Butchart, Clayton Goldwin, Edmonton, Alberta, formerly of Bruce Co., Ontario. Occupation: druggist. Military Service: Private, Reg. No. 475403, 4th University Co., PPCLI, Attestation Papers. Diary References: “[W.G.] Elder, [A.R.] Oldford, [W.] Lovegrove and myself detailed on one stretcher. First part of the way trench was badly filled in with the shelling and we had a terrible time getting along. Hadn’t gone 50 yards when the fearful exertion made us gasp with thirst. Wounded man named [C.G.] Butchart, of 4 Co,” 2:3 Jun ’16; “McDonald [MacDonald] in great pain. Having considerable trouble with him but nothing so bad as we had with [C.G.] Butchard [Butchart] on the night of 3rd and 4th of June.,” 3:16 Sep ’16. According to Hodder-Williams, 129, Butchart was wounded 2 June 1916 and struck off strength 27 June 1916.