Bate, William Thomas (W. T. / William T.) Photo
Rank Private
Service # 880694
Unit # 186th
Resident Chatham
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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.


Sources IODE
Height 5' 4"
Eye Colour Blue
Age 34
Complexion Fair
Hair Brown
Race White
Birthplace Wigan, Lancashire, England
Religion Presbyterian
Last Place of Employment Chatham Gas Company
Average Earnings $14.00 per week
Marital Status Married
Marriage Info September 8th, 1909. Wigan, Lancashire, England.
When Enlisted April 17th, 1916
Where Enlisted Chatham, Ontario
Allowance from Patriotic Fund $17.50 per month
Next of Kin Wife- Mrs. Mary Ellen Bate, Chatham. Children- Alfred Forester Bate, Clarice Bate.

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