Private William T. Bate went overseas with the 186th. Battalion March 26th, 1917, training at Bramshott Camp, England. He was drafted three times for France but owing to medical defects was kept in England, serving as batman. Transferring to Witley Camp April 22nd, 1918, leaving there for Canada December 7th, 1918, and arrived at Chatham December 17th, 1918.
Discharged at London January 11th, 1919 owing to demobilization.
Wigan, Lancashire, England
Last Place of Employment
Chatham Gas Company
$14.00 per week
September 8th, 1909. Wigan, Lancashire, England.
April 17th, 1916
Allowance from Patriotic Fund
$17.50 per month
Next of Kin
Wife- Mrs. Mary Ellen Bate, Chatham. Children- Alfred Forester Bate, Clarice Bate.