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Edward Osler Bath

In memory of:

Captain Edward Osler Bath

November 23, 1918

Military Service


Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn

Additional Information


Son of Percy A. and Alice R. Bath, of Oakville, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 365 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

OAKVILLE (ST. JUDE'S) CEMETERY
Ontario, Canada

Grave Reference:

Family. L 8. Range 24.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper clipping– In memory of the members of the 15th, 92nd and 134th Battalions (48th Highlanders) who went to war and did not return. Submitted by the 48th Highlanders Museum 73 Simcoe St. Toronto for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Memorial– Aura Lee Club Toronto
  • Letter from Edward Bath– Letter from Captain Edward Osler Bath to his mother, sent home when he was a prisoner of war.   The letter is dated September 12 (postmarked 1918) and describes a few of his escape attempts over the previous year.  Other escapees mentioned are Medlicott, Poole, Oliphant, Voelker, Hilpern & Pramberger.
  • Photo of Edward Osler Bath– From The War Book of Upper Canada College, edited by Archibald Hope Young, Toronto, 1923.  This book is a Roll of Honour including former students who served during the First World War.
  • Memorial plaque– Edward Osler Bath is remembered on this brass Memorial Tablet. It was unveiled on May 1st, 1921 in memory of Upper Canada College students who died on active service during  the First World War.  Upper Canada College is located in Toronto, Ontario.
  • Photo of Edward Osler (Tod) Bath– Captain Edward Osler (Tod) Bath attended St. Andrew's College in Aurora, Ontario, form 1905-1907.  This photo is from the 1919 Memorial Issue of the St. Andrew's College Review.
  • Group Photo– Officers of the 48th Highlanders from "The Red Watch - With the First Canadian Division in Flanders" written by Colonel J.A. Currie, M.P.  Published in Toronto in 1916 and dedicated to the memory of the Canadian soldiers who fell in Flanders.  In this group portrait he is in the second standing row from the top - fifth man across from the left.
  • The Red Watch– Captain Edward Osler Bath's heroism during the 2nd battle of Ypres in April 1915 is described by Col. J. A. Currie in his 1916 account of the 48th Highlanders in Belgium (15th Battalion CEF).   "The Red Watch - With the First Canadian Division in Flanders" was published in Toronto and dedicated to the memory of the Canadian soldiers who fell in Flanders.   Currie describes the experiences of the 48th from training in Canada to further training at Salisbury Plain in England and their participation in the 2nd battle of Ypres in mid 1915.
  • Gravemarker– Edward Osler Bath's grave stone.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star for 1 May 1915.
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star for 1 May 1915.
  • Newspaper Clipping
  • Oakville Remembers
  • Oakville Remembers Biography
  • Oakville Remembers Biography (Page 2)
  • Oakville Remembers Biography (Page 3)
  • Photo of Edward Bath
  • Badge– Cap Badge  15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Captain (retired) Victor Goldman, 15th Bn memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Shoulder patch– Shoulder Patch  15th Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).  Submitted by Captain (retired) Victor Goldman, 15th Bn memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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