Collins O’Neal Butler was born in Killen, Alabama. He was married to Dorothy

6th Armored Infantry Battalion, 1st Armored Division, Company A

The Florence Herald, 10 March 1949
Funeral services were held for Pvt. Collins O’Neal Butler, of Killen, route 1, who was killed July 7, 1944, while serving with the United States Army in Italy. Final rites were held from the Blue Water Baptist church. Interment followed in the Butler cemetery.
Son of Mr. andn Mrs. Thomas D. Butler of Killen, Pvt. Butler entered the service at the age of 34 in November, 1943, and sent overseas in April, 1944 with Company A, Sixth Armored Infantry. He was a member of the Killen Masonic Lodge.
In addition to his parents, survivors are three brothers, J.T. Butler, F.G. Butler and O.W. Butler; a sister, Mrs. Johnny L. Tate, and a number of nieces and nephews, all of Killen.

  • Rank: Private
  • Date of birth:
  • 7 April 1910
  • Date of death: 7 July 1944
  • County: Anderson
  • Hometown: Fountain City
  • Service Branch: Army/Army Air Forces
  • Division/Assignment: 6th Armored Infantry Battalion, 1st Armored Division
  • Theater: Europe
  • Conflict: World War II
  • Awards: Purple Heart
  • Burial/Memorial Location: Butler Cemetery, Killen, Alabama
  • Location In Memorial: Pillar VI, Top Panel
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