Henry Leacock was born in Tobermore. in 1912 he gave his address as Clooney, Tobermore. Henry Leacock was a motorman on Belfast trams. Henry Leacock enlisted at Belfast, giving Tobermore as his home. Rifleman Henry Leacock was serving with the 10th Battalion of the Royal Irish Rifles when he was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on Saturday 1st July 1916.
Thiepval is a village on the D151 road about 8 kilometres north of the town of Albert. The Cemetery (signposted at Thiepval) is about 1kilometre north-west of the village on the north side of the D73 road to Hamel. Access to the cemetery, 500 metres from the road, is by a track (suitable for cars).