Private Albert Yates
203404 2/5th Manchester Regiment
Killed in Action 5th October 1917, aged 29
Formerly of 132 Accrington Rd.
Commemorated on the Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium
Burnley Express 16th November 1918

FORMER BURNLEYITE’S SECOND LOSS Burnley Express 16th November 1918

An official communication from the War Office reached Mr. John Yates (formerly of Burnley), at 73, Upper Stanhope-street, Liverpool, on Saturday last, announcing the death in action of his son Albert, aged 29 years. Pte. Yates (203404), who was in the
2/5th Manchesters, has been reported missing since October 5th, 1917, and after the lapse of a year he is officially presumed dead. This is Mr. Yates second loss in the war, his youngest son, Walter, being killed in the Balkans on November 1st 1916.




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