157th Field Company, Royal Engineers (British Army)
12/10/1918 (Killed in Action)
James Joseph Leonard was a son of James and Sarah Ann Leonard, of Brackaville, Coalisland. He was born about 1886 in County Tyrone. The 1901 census shows 15 year old James to be working as a mill worker. He is living with the family at Brackaville, Tullyniskane, Tyrone. His father is a brick layer. The 1911 census records that James no longer lives with the family. Sapper James Joseph Leonard was serving with the 157th Field Company of the Royal Engineers when he died in France on 12th October 1918. Age: 30.
Cambrin is a village about 24 kilometres north of Arras and 8 kilometres east of Bethune on the road to La Bassee. The Cemetery is on the north side of the road and is approached by a path from the main road.