Taylor County

Lt. Kenneth Wayne Butler

Died July 9, 1942 - MIA (last known status)

Monument - North Africa



Iowa’s Honor Roll

Here are more Iowans who have been killed in action. The final line beneath each picture gives the geographical location in which the man was serving. Additional Honor Roll pictures will be carried on future Sundays.

Source: The Des Moines Register, Sunday, December 19, 1943 (photo included)

Kenneth Wayne Butler was born Oct. 15, 1914 to Charles William and Orpha Esther Ray Butler. He died July 9, 1942 and is memorialized at the Tablets of the Missing, North Africa American Cemetery, Tunis, Tunisia.

Lt. Butler served in World War II with the U.S. Army Air Corps and was MIA and awarded the Air Medal and Purple Heart.

Source: ancestry.com