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Leonard Buttery

In memory of:

Sergeant Leonard Buttery

September 28, 1918

Military Service

Service Number:







Canadian Infantry (Saskatchewan Regiment)


5th Bn.

Additional Information


April 18, 1886

Son of John William and Charlotte Buttery, of "Wath House," Hall Gate, Cottingham, Yorks, England.

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

Grave Reference:

I. C. 2.


Haynecourt is a village in the Department of the Nord approximately 6 kilometres north-west of Cambrai and 1 kilometre north of the main Arras to Cambrai road (D939). On the D939 between the villages of Marquion and Raillencourt the HAYNECOURT BRITISH CEMETERY is signposted at the intersection of the D939 and the D16E Bourlon to Haynecourt road. Following signposts the road should be followed towards Haynecourt, then to the left after another 100 meters. This road leads into Haynecourt and the cemetery is to be found just outside the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Leonard Buttery– Leonard in his uniform
  • Attestation Paper– Page 1 of 2 CEF Attestation [LAC online]
Buttery is remembered on family gravestone Eppleworth Rd Cottingham Yorkshire UK.   Inscription - SERGT LEONARD BUTTERY/ 5TH CANADIAN INFANTRY/ KILLED IN ACTION SEP 28TH 1918/ AGED 32 YEARS/ INTERRED HAYNE COURT FRANCE. [Information from online UK National Inventory of War Memorials.]
  • Circumstances of Death Registers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Burbank to Bytheway. Microform Sequence 16; Volume Number 31829_B016725. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 160.  Page 839 of 926.
  • Cemetery– Eppleworth Road Cemetery, near to Cottingham, East Riding of Yorkshire, Great Britain.  Photo courtesy Andy Beecroft

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