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Ernest William EARLE-YATES

Regimental number3228
Place of birthCarlton, Melbourne, Victoria
Place of birthCarlton, Victoria
SchoolSuperior PLublic School, Darlinghurst, Sydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFerry hand
Address109 Womerah Avenue, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Jessie Earle-Yates, 109 Womerah Avenue, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Previous military service24th Battalion Cadets, Citizen Forces
Enlistment date19 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name30th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/47/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour Circular

'Pte E.W. Earle Yates on the day of his death volunteered as stretcher bearer and had brought in a wounded comrade to the dressing station and returning met his death.' Details from Mother and Father.

FateKilled in Action 28 August 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot V, Row I, Grave No. 16), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Jesie EARLE-YATES, 109A Womerah Avenue, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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