Regt. No.: 0258 / O-152
Name: Butler, Bertram
Rank: Captain
Community: Topsail
Occupation: At “Bank of Nova Scotia, Bell Island”
Enlisted: August 27, 1914
Enlist. Age: 24

 

Military Cross
London Gazette, September 22nd, 1916
Action Date, June 26th-27th, 1916 – Beaumont-Hamel Raid
For conspicuous gallantry during operations. He commanded a raiding party on two successive nights with great determination in face of heavy opposition. A few days later he took part in an attack on the enemy's lines and did fine work.
Also, 88th Brigade Lists:
On the night of June 26th-27th, 1916, south of Beaumont-Hamel, he was in command of a raiding party which failed to achieve its objective. On the following night the raid was repeated. This officer led the raid with courage and ability. A severe fight took place and the party only returned after all three officers, including Capt. Butler, had been wounded.