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Walter Edward Butcher (1873-1935) of BTH
1935 Obituary 
WALTER EDWARD BUTCHER was connected with the British Thomson-Houston Company, Ltd., for thirty-three years.
He was born in 1873 and entered the works of the London, Brighton and South Coast railway in 1888 as an apprentice under Mr. William Stroudley, M.I.Mech.E.
Subsequently he joined the staff of Messrs. Crompton and Company at Chelmsford, where he remained until his appointment as commercial engineer to the British Thomson-Houston Company at Rugby in 1902. Eight years later he was transferred to the London office of the firm.
Mr. Butcher was elected a Graduate of the Institution in 1891, and was transferred to Associate Membership in 1898.
His death took place on 14th August 1935.
1935 Obituaries 
WE record with deep regret. the passing of Mr. W. K Butcher, of the British Thomson-Houston Company's London office, on August 14th, at the age of sixty-two.
Mr. Butcher was an old servant of the B.T.H. Company, having joined the staff at Rugby in 1902, and served as a commercial engineer for eight years in Rugby and twenty-five years in the London office.