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Leonard William Busst

In memory of:

Private Leonard William Busst

April 24, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

799565

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

19th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

September 29, 1897
Birmingham, England

Son of Albert Benjamin and Alice Busst, of 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


Cemetery:

BELLACOURT MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. F. 3.

Location:

Bellacourt is a village in the commune of Riviere, in the Departement of the Pas de Calais, 10 kilometres south-west of Arras. Visitors should take the N25, Arras to Coullens main road, as far as Beaumetz les Loges. Take the D34 to Riviere, fork right onto the D7, still in the direction of Riviere, and then turn left to the cemetery as indicated by the CWGC sign.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram May 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram May 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Cap Badge– Cap Badge 134th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Sergeant Adams died while serving with the 19th Bn was originally a member of the 134th Bn.  Submitted by Capt V Goldman, 15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada) Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Badge– Cap Badge 19th Bn .  Pte Leonard William Busst enlisted with the 134th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada), but was transferred to the 19th Bn as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt  S. Gilbert, 15th Bn Memorial Project team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the members of the 15th, 92nd and 134th Battalions (48th Highlanders) who went to war and did not return. Remembered by the 48th Highlanders Museum 73 Simcoe St. Toronto, Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the members of the 15th, 92nd and 134th Battalions (48th Highlanders) who went to war and did not return. Submitted by the 48th Highlanders Museum 73 Simcoe St. Toronto for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • 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 695 of 926.

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