2839 B Coy, 9 Bn Canadian Expeditionary Force. Wounded at Vimy Ridge and served in WW2 as a ‘Veterans Guard’. b1896 Spalding, Lincs. His mother was Sarah Ellen Buttery b1860 in Hathersage, daughter of the village blacksmith, died 1903. She married David Skerritt b Boston Lincs. 1891C living in Pitsmoor, Sheffield. Father David ended up in the hospital of Sheffield Workhouse and died in 1912. He and his brother Sydney, below, went into foster home or the workhouse and they were shipped to Canada in 1911 with a number of other orphans. Another brother, Harold, buried Hathersage 14/8/1891 only a few weeks old, (possibly died of the diphtheria epidemic in the village around this time) Cousin to James Luther and Percy Luther Buttery, Lancelot William Hancock, and Luther Priestley above. He had a son Clarence Percy, who served Pte Regina Rifle Regt in WW2 and was KIA , Normandy on 13/6/1944 age 21. He had two further sons who served in WW2, Robert with the 4th Armoured Division, and Douglas with the Royal Canadian Ordinance Corps