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George Stanley Batters

In memory of:

Private George Stanley Batters

June 9, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

811184

Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

49th Bn.

Additional Information


Son of William and Margaret Batters, of Galt, Ontario.

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

Burial Information


Cemetery:

LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. C. 14.

Location:

LA CHAUDIERE MILITARY CEMETERY is approximately 3 kilometres south of Lens and is situated on the north-western outskirts of Vimy.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of George Batters– Picture taken in Galt, Ontario (his parent's home) on August 10, 1916 - the day before he left for England.  He had been working in Alberta and had joined the 138th Battalion in November 1915.  He would have been 26 in September 1917.  He had been transferred to the 49th Battalion in which he was serving when he was killed.
  • Commemorative Plaque– Plaque dedicated to the memory of all Alberta civil servants killed serving their country during the First and Second World War. This Plaque is proudly displayed in the main entrance of the Alberta Legislature.
  • Commemorative Plaque– Plaque dedicated to the memory of all Alberta civil servants killed serving their country during the First and Second World War. This Plaque is proudly displayed in the main entrance of the Alberta Legislature.
  • Galt War Memorial– The Cambridge (Galt) War Memorial, Queen's Square, Cambridge, Ontario.  Circa 1930. Frances Loring and William Lyon Somerville.

Inscribed:"TO THEM ALL HONOUR / GUARD YE THEIR VICTORY / 1914-1918 / 1939-1945 / 1950-1953."
  • Close up of Galt War Memorial– Detail of the Cambridge (Galt) War Memorial.
  • Cemetery– La Chaudiere Military Cemetery - La Chaudiere Military Cemetery is located at the foot of Vimy Ridge, very near the town of Vimy, France. The cemetery is 13 kilometres north of Arras, France. May they rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)
  • Grave Marker– The grave marker at La Chaudiere Military Cemetery located at the foot of Vimy Ridge, very near the town of Vimy, France. The cemetery is 13 kilometres north of Arras, France. May he rest in peace. (John & Anne Stephens 2013)

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