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Private John Cooper Pateman

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PERSONAL INFORMATION

Date of birth: 1897-11-20
Place of birth: London, England
Next of kin: J. W. J. Pateman; 9633 - 107 Ave., Edmonton, Alberta
Marital status: single
Occupation (attested): Chauffeur
Occupation (normalized): Other Motor-Vehicle Drivers
Address: 9633 - 107 Ave., Edmonton, Alberta
Religion: Baptist
Date of death: 1918-06-27
Cause of death: Killed in action

MILITARY INFORMATION

Regimental number: 467562
Rank detail
  1. Private, H.M.H.S. Llandovery Castle (Hospital Ship), Canadian Army Medical Corps (Army).
  2. Private, 14th Reserve Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Army).
  3. Private, 11th Reserve Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Army).
  4. Private, 30th Reserve Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Army).
  5. Private, 63rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Army).
  6. Private, 43rd Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Army).
Survived war: no
Battle wounded/killed: Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle torpedoed 114 miles south-west of the Fastnet Rock by U86

RESEARCH INFORMATION

LAC ID: 565038
Attestation record(s): image 1, image 2
Service file: B7625-S019
Uploader's Notes: Son of John and Alice Pateman, of Edmonton, Alberta.The Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle, bound from Halifax, Nova Scotia, for Liverpool, was torpedoed on June 27th, 1918, 114 miles south-west of the Fastnet Rock by U-86. Despite regulation Red Cross lights, the ship was deliberatly torpedeod and most survivors, including 14 Nursing Sisters were machine gunned. The Llandovery Castle became the rallying cry for the Canadian troops during the Last 100 Days offensive.
Uploader's Research notes: Son of John and Alice Pateman, of Edmonton, Alberta.The Hospital Ship Llandovery Castle, bound from Halifax, Nova Scotia, for Liverpool, was torpedoed on June 27th, 1918, 114 miles south-west of the Fastnet Rock by U-86. Despite regulation Red Cross lights, the ship was deliberatly torpedeod and most survivors, including 14 Nursing Sisters were machine gunned. The Llandovery Castle became the rallying cry for the Canadian troops during the Last 100 Days offensive.

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

Date added: 2005-04-08
Last modified: 2019-08-25