Canadian Virtual War Memorial

Ernest Bates

In memory of:

Private Ernest Bates

May 30, 1915

Military Service


Service Number:

19685

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

10th Bn.

Additional Information


His real name was Holmes Hargreaves and he is commemorated on page 18 of the First World War Book of Remembrance.

Commemorated on Page 4 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Nord, France

Grave Reference:

III. H. 7.

Location:

Merville is a village about 15 kilometres north of Bethune and about 20 kilometres south-west of Armentieres. The MERVILLE COMMUNAL CEMETERY is on the north-east side of the village on the north side of the road to Neuf-Berquin.

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 835 of 1058. His real name was Holmes Hargreaves

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