Port Coquitlam Cenotaph
Virtual Memorial for George BatesGeorge 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