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Albert Edward YATES

Place of birthSt Helen's, England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationSoldier
AddressRoyal Military College, Duntroon, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinWife, Mrs G Yates, 11 Sutherland Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date23 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name35th Battalion, Machine Gun Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCaptain
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateKilled in Action 8 August 1918
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XIX, Row B, Grave No. 2), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
126
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alexander Atwell and Lyla Atwell YATES; Wife: Grace YATES
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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