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Charles Henry YATES

Regimental number2051
Place of birthManchester, England
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address15 Gurner Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Height5' 6.25"
Weight149 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs C H Yates, 15 Gurner Street, Paddington, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in 3rd Bn, Lancashire Regiment.
Enlistment date30 March 1915
Place of enlistmentLiverpool, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1916
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin and Margaret YATES
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Joined 4th Bn, Gallipoli, 17 June 1915.

Admitted to Anzac Hospital, 8 July 1915 (debility and teeth), and transferred to Fleet Sweeper; to No 2 Australian Stationary Hospital, Mudros, 9 July 1915; to St Andrew's Hospital, Malta, 14 July 1915; to England, 28 July 1915, and admitted to No 1 Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 18 September 1915.

Commenced return to Australia from Portland on board HT 'Ascanius', 17 March 1916 (heart trouble); discharged (medically unfit), Sydney, 19 August 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death26 February 1940
Age at death60
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, YATES Charles Henry

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