Lance Corporal John Gates

Birth: January 10, 1920
Death: December 22, 1944
Service: WWII
Service Number: K85278

John Gates lived in the Steveston area, a member of  St. Anne's Anglican Church.  He was possibly engaged to Florence, the daughter of the minister, Rev. Williams.  On enlistment, he joined the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry.

History of the Road Name (Gates Avenue):

  • Council Resolution to adopt road name: Council Minutes February 4, 1946, res. 8711, pg. 45