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Joseph Edwin Buttivant

In memory of:

Private Joseph Edwin Buttivant

September 2, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (British Columbia Regiment)


29th Bn.

Additional Information


November 10, 1897
London,, England

Son of Joseph and Laura L. Buttivant, of West Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 378 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Hampshire, United Kingdom

Grave Reference:

C.E. 1966.


The Netley Military Cemetery is located in Hound, a parish and village on Southampton Water, 4 miles south-east of Southampton. It is a permanent Ministry of Defence cemetery of 17 acres, attached to the Royal Victoria Hospital. It was used during both world wars for burials from the hospital. It lies within a park maintained by Hampshire County Council on the site of the former hospital, and access is by way of a private road with a lockable security barrier.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram September 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Sons of England War Memorial– Designed by Charles Adamson in bronze and granite, the Sons of England war memorial is located on University Avenue at Elm Street in Toronto.  The inscription on this 1923 Memorial reads:   ¿ERECTED BY MEMBERS OF TORONTO DISTRICTS SONS OF ENGLAND BENEFIT SOCIETY IN MEMORY OF THOSE WHO FELL IN THE GREAT WAR.
  • Close up of Sons of England War Memorial– Joseph Edwin Buttivant's name is included on the SOE War Memorial.

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