In memory of

Private

Peter Gatey

who died on 2 Sep 1944

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Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service Army
  Unit Westminster Regiment
  Rank Private
  Service number K100074
  Date of death 19440902
  Cause of death killed in action
Narrative history
  K100074 Private (Westminster Regiment) Peter Gatey (b.1920) of Port Hammond, British Columbia, was KIA 19440902 and is buried at Montecchio was cemetery, Montelabbate, Pesaro, Italy. Gatey was killed near San Giovanni in Marignano during the breakout from the Gothic Line. He was the son of Michael, a CPR section man, and Mary Gatey of Walpole. Peter was born at Cupar and was a sawmill worker when he enlisted at Vancouver early in 1942.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 92 - Walpole
  Cemetery or memorial location Montecchio war cemetery, Montelabbate, Pesaro, Italy    

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  Honour roll location(s) Fairlight
  Geo-memorial Mount Gatey, British Columbia     
  Geo-memorial location 49.3725°N / 122.3867°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 92G8
  Geo-memorial details North of Alouette Lake in southern Golden Ears park.
Personal information
  Date of birth 19201129
  Place of birth Cupar    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19420318
  Place of enlistment Vancouver, British Columbia    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Port Hammond, British Columbia    (Please click here for map.)
  Occupation sawmill worker
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