Walter died tragically at the age of 27 from TB. He had 3 daughters who mostly lived in North Sydney, NS. His second daughter Rebecca M. Buttery (1912-1970) married Philip G. Francis (1907-1991) and until yesterday, I found no evidence they had children. WRONG! They had 7 children!
- Margaret Jane Francis Ongo
- Regis Cordella Rose
- Walter Frederick “Buck” Francis
- Clarence Francis
- Arthur Francis
- Dorothy Cross
- Oswald “ozzy” Francis
They are not in order of age--don't know all of the birthdates yet.
Arthur Francis died in 2011 and worked as a purser aboard Marine Atlantic vessels for most of his life, retiring from the Atlantic Freighter in 1992. He was a former member of the Canadian Navy, and a veteran of Iraqi war, "Desert Storm" serving with the Merchant Marines. He was a member of Branch #19 Royal Canadian Legion, the Cape Breton Naval Veterans and St. John the Baptist Anglican Church, North Sydney.