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John Hately

In memory of:

Gunner John Hately

August 21, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

83658

Age:

27

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Field Artillery

Division:

4th Bde.

Additional Information


Born:

August 11, 1890

Son of George and Laura Ransom Hately, of 26, Albion St., Brantford, Ontario. M.A., Trinity, Toronto.

Commemorated on Page 253 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

VILLERS STATION CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

IX. F. 4.

Location:

Villers-au-Bois is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 11 kilometres north-west of Arras. The VILLERS STATION CEMETERY is about 2 kilometres north-west of the village.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me
  • Newspaper Clipping– From the Toronto Star. Submitted for the project Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial– Memorial plaque in Trinity College chapel, Toronto, erected by his fellow students.
  • Newspaper clipping– From the London Free Press September 1917. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Roll of Service– From the "University of Toronto / Roll of Service 1914-1918", published in 1921.
  • Photo of John Hatley– Torontonensis 1913 (University of Toronto Year Book), pg. 115.
  • Photo of John Hatley– Torontonensis 1913 (University of Toronto Year Book), pg. 307.  Caption: TRINITY COLLEGE FOOTBALL TEAM, 1912.
  • Photo of John Hately– From: The Varsity Magazine Supplement published by The Students Administrative Council, University of Toronto 1918.  
Submitted for the Soldiers' Tower Committee, University of Toronto, by Operation Picture Me.
  • The Soldiers' Tower– The Soldiers' Tower was built at University of Toronto between 1919-1924 in memory of those lost to the University in the Great War. The name of "Gnr J. Hately 4th Bde C.F.A." is among the 628 names carved on the Memorial Screen, which can be seen at photo left. Photo: K. Parks, Alumni Relations.
  • Memorial Room– Memorial Room, Soldiers' Tower, University of Toronto.  Photo by David Pike, 2010; courtesy of Alumni Relations.

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