Henry James Kilpatrick was born at Moymore, Pomeroy. He was a son of Benjamin and Jane Kilpatrick (nee Miller) of Moymore. He enlisted at Newcastle-upon-Tyne, where he was working. He joined the Northumberland Fusiliers. He had been wounded at the Battle of the Somme and returned home to recover from his wounds. After returning to the front line he was killed in action on 28th April 1917 during the Battle of Arras
Neuville-St. Vaast is a village about 6 kilometres north of Arras and 1 kilometre east of the main road from Arras to Bethune. The Cemetery is within the Canadian National Vimy Memorial Park, which is north of Neuville-St. Vaast. The main entrance to the Park is signposted from the Arras to Lens road (N17).