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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
Buried: Halifax Memorial, Panel 2.

MILITARY INFORMATION

Regimental number: 467562
Highest Rank: Private
Rank detail
  1. Private (Army).
  2. Private (Army).
  3. Private (Army).
  4. Private (Army).
  5. Private, 43rd Battalion, Infantry (Army).
  6. Private (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: [Private Army Canadian Infantry 63rd Battalion Private Army Canadian Infantry 43rd Battalion Private Army Canadian Infantry 14th Reserve Battalion Private Army Canadian Infantry 11th Reserve Battalion Private Army Canadian Infantry 30th Reserve Battalion Private Army Canadian Army Medical Corps Llandovery Castle (Hospital Ship) ]

ARCHIVAL INFORMATION

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