Name:Rank:Service No: Service: Date of Birth:Place of Birth:Date of Enlistment:Place of Enlistment:Address At Enlistment:Age at Enlistment:Height: Complexion:Eyes:Hair: Trade:Marital Status:Religion:Next of Kin:Date of Death: Age at Death:Cemetery: Grave Reference;
Leo Joseph BottieRiflemanF/41001Royal Rifles of Canada, R.C.I.C.December 29, 1917 West L'Ardoise, Richmond Co., NSAugust 2, 1940Aldershot, NS West L'Ardoise, Richmond Co., NS225 feet, 9 ½ inchesmediumbrowndark brownLabourerSingleRoman CatholicHenry Bottie (Father) West L'Ardoise, Richmond Co., NSJanuary 6, 194426 (age is incorrect on grave stone) Yokohama War Cemetery, JapanSec. A. A. 7. Commemorated on page 254 of the Second World War Book of Remembrance Displayed in the Memorial Chamber of the Peace Tower in Ottawa on May 28Rifleman Bottie was the son of Henry F. and Angeline Bottie, of West L'Ardoise, NS. He sailed from Canada for service at Hong Kong on December 11, 1941. He was taken as a prisoner of war at Hong Kong on December 25, 1941. He was transported to a Japanese prisoner of war camp at Niigata, where he died of dysentery and Beriberi on January 6, 1944.