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YATES Everard Alexis Archibald
Private 4246, 1st/10th Battalion, The King's (Liverpool Regiment). Wounded and missing declared killed in action 16 June 1915. Born 23 October 1894 in Ekateringburg, Russia, resident and enlisted Blackpool. Son of Thomas Yates, of Ekateringburg, Permanent Government, Russia. Admitted to Blackpool Secondary School 1907. Attested 10 December 1914 in Blackpool, aged 20 years 2 months, resident 37, Bryan Road, Blackpool, height 5 feet 9½ inches, chest 38 inches. With Expeditionary Force to France 27 March 1915. Next of kin given as Yates, of 11 Litchfield Road, Blackpool. In the 1911 census he was aged 16, born Russia, at school, resident with his aunt, Elizabeth Yates (a widow), at 26 Claremont Avenue, Blackpool, Lancashire. No known grave. Commemorated on YPRES (MENIN GATE) MEMORIAL, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium. Panel 4 and 6.

Lance Bombardier 117649, No. 2A Reserve Brigade, Royal Field Artillery transferred to 530678 533rd Agricultural Company, Labour Corps. Died 27 May 1918. Aged 26. Son of Mark and Jane E. Yeardley, of 58, Hornby Rd., Blackpool. Buried in BLACKPOOL (LAYTON) CEMETERY, Lancashire. Section V. Grave 24.

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