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Russell Albert Bateman

In memory of:

Private Russell Albert Bateman

November 6, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

139522

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

3rd Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 14, 1896
Kirkfield, Ontario

Son of John Henry and Eva Jane Bateman, of Toronto, Ontario.

Commemorated on Page 197 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. K. 7.

Location:

The OXFORD ROAD CEMETERY is located to the North East of the town of Ieper. From the station turn left and drive along M.Fochlaan to the roundabout, turn right and go to the next roundabout. Here turn left into M.Haiglaan and drive to the next roundabout. Here turn right into Oude Veurnestraat, this then changes into Diksmuidseweg and Brugseweg drive along this road to the traffic lights. Straight over the lights to the end of the road. At the T junction turn left (still Brugseweg) and continue along this road through the village of Sint Jan (N313). After the village you come to a fork in the road, take the right hand fork and the OXFORD ROAD CEMETERY is 50 metres along on the right hand side.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Circumstances of Death– Source: Library and Archives Canada.  CIRCUMSTANCES OF DEATH REGISTERS, FIRST WORLD WAR Surnames:  Bark to Bazinet. Mircoform Sequence 6; Volume Number 31829_B016716. Reference RG150, 1992-93/314, 150.  Page 805 of 1058.
  • Grave Marker– Photo courtesy of Keith Boswell, England
  • Plaque– A bronze plaque at St. Andrew's Presbyterian Church, Bolsover Road, Bolsover, ON is dedicated to the memory of six local men killed during the First World War.
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[front/devant] 

TO THE GLORIOUS MEMORY OF 

AUSTIN DRAKE, PRIVATE, JAN. 6, 1898 - MAR. 10, 1916 

WILLIAM WALLACE, PRIVATE, FEB. 28, 1899 - OCT. 8, 1916 

HOWARD W. SILVERTHORN, PRIVATE, OCT. 31, 1894 - MAY 19, 1917 

RUSSELL BATEMAN, PRIVATE, OCT. 10, 1897 - NOV. 6, 1917 

REID WALLACE, PRIVATE, MAR. 1, 1895 - AUG. 6, 1918 

LANCE NICHOLLS, LIEUT., FEB. 6, 1894 - DEC. 4, 1918 

WHO LOST THEIR LIVES DURING WORLD WAR I

http://www.cmp-cpm.forces.gc.ca/dhh-dhp/nic-inm/sm-rm/mdsr-rdr-eng.asp?PID=2646
  • Entrance
  • Cross of Sacrifice
  • Grave marker

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