Veterans' Memorial Project

Anthony James Butkovich

St. David, IL

World War II

College: Applied Life Studies

Graduation Year: Attended 1943

Service Branch: Marines

Rank: Corporal

Date of Birth: 04/04/1921

Date of Death: 04/18/1945

Affiliations: Delta Upsilon; Tribe of Illini; Varsity Football; Varsity Wrestling

Cpl. Butkovich served with the 6th Marine Division, 29th Regiment in the Pacific Theater. He was killed in action on Okinawa. He is buried at St. Mary’s Cemetery, Canton, Illinois.

-submitted by James Opolony

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