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St John Desmond Arcedeckne-Butler

(1896-1959), Major-General

Sitter in 3 portraits

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St John Desmond Arcedeckne-Butler

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, April 1944
NPG x169569

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St John Desmond Arcedeckne-Butler

by Walter Stoneman
half-plate glass negative, April 1944
NPG x169570

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David medcalf

20 February 2021, 23:41

Major general Desmond arcedeknebutler was my grandfather. I would like to know more about him , I know he was close to Churchill. What was his real role in ww2 ?