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Name: BUTTER, Archibald Edward CMG

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Birth Date: 29.3.1874 Tenandry, Pitlochry

Death Date: 6.1.1928 Haddington, E. Lothian

Nationality: British

Profession: Soldier; traveller

Married: In London 6 July 1910 Helen Cecily Kerr b. 17 Sep 1884 London, d. 14 June 1976

Children: Rev. Archibald Charles (15 June 1911 Docking, Norfolk); Ian Edward (4 May 1912 Docking-14 Sep 1922); John Henry MBE (20 Apr 1916-2008); Peter Herbert (7 Apr 1921 Coldstream, Berwickshire-1999)

Book Reference: North

War Service: Imperial Yeomanry, Bedfordshire Regt.

General Information:

North - Member of expedition led by J.J. Harrison from Zeila in Italian Somaliland intending to visit Lake Rudolf and continue to the Nile, travelled with his manservant Daniel, dep. Zeila for the interior 12-11-1899. Party arrived Lake Rudolf March 1900. Dep. Rudolf for Lake Baringo 19-4-1900, arr. Railhead at Naivasha 15-5-1900. Expedition returned to England.
CMG 1903 for undertaking a surveying exped. to countries bordering Abyssinia and BEA

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