Thursday, October 2, 2014

George Bates

Port Coquitlam Cenotaph
Virtual Memorial for George Bates
George Bates, British Columbia Regiment 29th Battalion   75527  Enlisted on the12th of November 1914.  Service File: PDF
Born  22nd of August 1887 Toronto, Ontario.  machinist.

FATHER: Norman  Bates
MOTHER: Sally,   of Mena, Arkansas

WIFE: Katherine “Kate” she moved to Holland Cottage, Denbigh, North Wales; then appears to have moved back to B.C.

Died in hospital on the 31st of August 1915, at 9:20 A.M., age 28. He is buried at the Shorncliffe Military Cemetery, Kent, England.  Cause of death was, Peritonitis, on autopsy showed a perforated gastric ulcer

NOTE:  The virtual memorial mentions that he was married to a Katherine Dacre, in 1912; but the information on the marriage certificate does not match this George Bates, in numerous instances.
Katherine Bates ( 1882 – 1959
DAUGHTER: Doris M. Grant

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