William James Gates

Name

William James Gates

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

17/04/1918
31

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Pioneer
WR/343402
Royal Engineers
16th Company, Inland Waterways and Docks

Awards

Not Yet Researched

Cemetery/Memorial

HERTFORD CORPORATION CEMETERY
H. H. I.
United Kingdom

Headstone

>Not Researched

UK Memorials

Cheshunt Town Memorial
Not on the Hertford memorials

Pre War

Born in 1887 Cheshunt and baptised on 11 Sep 1887 in Hertford son of James and Mary Ann Gates and was living in 24 Thornton Street, Hertford in 1891 and boarding in Rye Street, Hoddesdon as a nursery gardener in 1911. He married Harriett Priscilla Barnes in 1916 in Edmonton, Middlesex and they lived in Oakacre, Weaponness Park, Scarborough.

Wartime Service

Enlisted at Hertford.

Acknowledgments

Malcolm Lennox