The AIF Project

James YEATES

Regimental number329
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationMiner
AddressRockhampton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinuncle,, James Yeates, Davis Hill, Forearm, Udny Station Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Enlistment date16 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameMining Corps 1, Company 1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 20 February 1916
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularAccording to father's RoHC, James Yeates served in the Ambulance Corps and served in Gallipoli, Egypt and France, with distinction, before returning to Australia.
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Family/military connectionsFather: No.211 Andrew Powell Yeates, 9th Light Horse Regiment, who was died of wounds sustained at Lone Pine, Gallipoli, on 31st August 1915.

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