Sergeant John Schultz’s letter addressed from ‘somewhere in France’ contains an eyewitness account of ‘Rowdy’ Butler’s death at Gueudecourt, France, on 28 November 1916. He wrote ‘No man could die more nobly than whilst in the act of rescuing a Comrade’.

Sergeant John Schultz’s letter addressed from ‘somewhere in France’ contains an eyewitness account of ‘Rowdy’ Butler’s death at Gueudecourt, France, on 28 November 1916. He wrote ‘No man could die more nobly than whilst in the act of rescuing a Comrade’. (Image: Helen Pedley)