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James Frederick Gates

In memory of:

Lance Corporal James Frederick Gates

April 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

192222

Age:

36

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regiment)

Division:

42nd Bn.

Citation(s):

Military Medal, Fourth Supplement to the London Gazette No. 30095 dated 26 May 1917. British War Medal, Victory Medal

Honours and Awards:

Military Medal

Additional Information


Born:

June 12, 1880
Toronto, Ontario

Enlistment:

August 16, 1915
Toronto, Ontario

Son of Frederick and Eliza Gates, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 242 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

CANADIAN CEMETERY No. 2
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

5.B. 15.

Location:

The CANADIAN CEMETERY No. 2 is about 2.5 kilometres north of the village of Neuville-St. Vaast. The village is about 6 kilometres north of Arras and 1 kilometre east of the main road from Arras to Bethune. The cemetery is on a spur road turning left from the road to Givenchy-en-Gohelle, about 1 kilometre south of the Canadian Memorial at Vimy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. In memory of the members of the 15th, 92nd and 134th Battalions (48th Highlanders) who went to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of JAMES FREDERICK GATES– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. In memory of the members of the 15th, 92nd and 134th Battalions (48th Highlanders) who went to war and did not return. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Badge– Cap badge 92nd Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  LCpl Gates M.M. originally enlisted in this unit but was sent to the 42nd Bn  as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt (ret’d) V. Goldman,  15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Badge– Cap badge 42nd Bn (Royal Highlanders of Canada).  LCpl Gates M.M. originally enlisted in the 92nd Bn but was sent to the 42nd Bn  as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt (ret’d) V. Goldman,  15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at the Canadian Cemetery No. 2 is located by the grounds of Canada's Vimy Memorial. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres north of Arras, France. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Canadian Cemetery No. 2– Canadian Cemetery No. 2 - The Canadian Cemetery No. 2 is located on Vimy Ridge and is attached to the grounds of Canada's Vimy Memorial. The cemetery is about 6 kilometres north of Arras, France.(John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Inscription– Epitaph  (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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