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Regimental number6848
Place of birthBroomfield, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
Address10 Hopetoun Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, Mr J Yates, 10 Hopetoun Street, Moonee Ponds, Victoria
Enlistment date1 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 22nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 29 April 1917
Place of death or woundingLagnicourt, France
Age at death31
Place of burialMorchies Military Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 17), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Frances Ann YATES
Family/military connectionsThree unspecified cousins, all killed in action.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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