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Edward YATES

Regimental number1003
Place of birthBooval, Queensland
SchoolBooval State School, Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngine driver
AddressBooval, Ipswich, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary R Yates, Railway Street, Booval, Ipswich, Queensland
Enlistment date17 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name42nd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/59/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 5 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 May 1918
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialChichester Cemetery (Row 134, Grave No. 75), Sussex, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Mary and David YATES
Other details

War service: Western Front

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