Butt, Noah Brown, III, LTJG

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Last Rank
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Last Primary NEC
131X-Unrestricted Line Officer - Pilot
Last Rating/NEC Group
Line Officer
Primary Unit
1943-1945, 131X, USS Petrof Bay (CVE-80)
Service Years
1943 - 1945
Lieutenant Junior Grade
Lieutenant Junior Grade

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This Military Service Page was created/owned by the Site Administrator to remember Butt, Noah Brown, III, LTJG.
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Home Town
Cocoa, Florida
Last Address
Rockledge, Florida
Buried at Pinecrest Cemetery, Cocoa, Florida.

Date of Passing
Oct 02, 2011
Location of Interment
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Noah "Sonny" Butt passed away peacefully on October 2, 2011, at the age of 90 years 14 days. He was born September 19, 1921, to the late "Col." Noah Butt and Rosalie Jordan. 

A native of Cocoa, he graduated from Cocoa High School in 1940 where he held the office of Class president all four years and excelled in sports. He later attended Mercer University in Macon, Ga.

Noah served during WW2 as a Navy Fighter Pilot where he participated in five major battles in the Pacific Theatre being the first pilot to land on the island of Iwo Jima. He received the Navy Cross and three Air Medals for his "extraordinary heroism in the line of duty". 

After his honorable discharge from the Navy he went on to a very successful 38 year career with Champion Spark Plug Co. Noah was a member of several organizations during his life time some of which included American Legion, Army & Navy Legion of Valor, Masons, Shriners, Kiwanis and Mosquito Beaters Club. He was a past Lt. Govenor of the Kiwanis Club and also served on the City Council for the City of Cocoa. He derived much pleasure in helping and serving wherever he was needed. He was a faithful member of the First United Methodist Church of Cocoa. 

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US Navy
  1943-1945, 131X, USS Petrof Bay (CVE-80)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1944-1944 Leyte Campaign (1944)/Battle of Leyte Gulf
 Colleges Attended 
Mercer University
  1940-1943, Mercer University
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