Lt. William Archibald Bateman, Canadian Force

   

1896 Apr 26 Born Kensington, London, England . Son of George William Bateman and Edith Roberts

1901 census 93, Ladbroke Grove, Kensington

1911 census at boarding school at Congregational School, Caterham Valley

1911 May 13 .Leaves UK for Canada. He is a 15 year old schoolboy travelling alone

1913 Aug 16 Arrives in Canada from UK. Aged 17 he is a "returning Canadian" who has already lived in Canada 1.5 years.

1914 Sep 23. Enlists in Canadian Expeditionary Force. He adds a year to his age to enlist

1916 Nov 21. Canadian General List No. 12680 Serjt. W. A. Bateman. to be Lt.

1918 Nov 27. Saskatchewan Regt. Temp. Lt. W. A. Bateman resigns his commn.

1920 Sep 7. Joined ADRIC with service no. 491. Posted to K Coy

1921 Jan 5 Promoted Section Leader

1921 May 16 to 31 May on Leave

1921 Mar 26. Posted to Depot. Section Leader

1921 Apr 16. Posted to R Coy. Section Leader

1921 May 7. Posted to Depot Section Leader

1921 Jun 18 Posted to S Coy

Fined £1 by Coy Commander

1921 Jul 14 to 27 Jul on Leave

1921 Aug 9 to 8 Sep on Leave

1921 Aug 31 Attached for special duty in England, until 4 Sep 1921

1921 Sep 29 to Sep 30 . Attached for duty at Inistioge

1921 Nov 7 Special duty at Longford unto 8 Nov 1921

1921 Dec 3. Posted to L Coy Section Leader

1922 Jan 21. Discharged at demobilisation of ADRIC

1922 Married Bertha Grace Parbery

1941 Jan 1. Royal Army Pay Corps. The undermentioned to be Lts. - Lt. William Archibald BATEMAN (163016), late Can. Forces.

1942 Apr 7. General List. The undermentioned Lts. to be Lts.: — W. A. Bateman (163016), from R.A.P.C.

1947 Feb 1. Short Serv. Commns. Lt. (War Subs. Capt.) William Archibald BATEMAN (163016) from Emerg. Commn., to be Capt. with seniority 18th Oct. 1944.

1953 Mar 1. Short Serv. Commns. Capt. W. A. BATEMAN (163016) relinquishes his commn. on completion of service, and is granted the hon. rank of Maj.

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