In Memory of

Reginald John Godfrey Bateman


Who Died on Sept. 3, 1918

Age 34

Service Number 74029

Regiment/Unit: 28th (North-west) Battalion & 46th Battalion

Citation: N/A

Additional Info: Son of Godfrey Bateman, LL.D., and Frances Emily Bateman, of 14, Adelaide St., Kingstown, Co. Dublin, Ireland. M.A., Sen. Mod., Stewart School, Trinity College (Dublin). Professor of English, University, Saskatoon. He enlisted as a private in the 28th Battalion, Canadian Expeditionary Force (CEF), on October 26 1914 and served in France. Recalled on September 19, 1916 to take command of the Saskatchewan Co. of the Western Universities Battalion and promoted to the rank of major, Bateman voluntarily reverted to the rank of lieutenant to return to France in 1917, where he was wounded. He returned to France once more, as captain of the 46th Battalion CEF. He was killed in action on Sept. 3, 1918. The Bateman Memorial Fund at University of Saskatchewan was founded in 1932 to provide scholarships for students.

Honors and Awards: Mentioned in Despatches

Burial Information: Vimy Memorial

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