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Private A E H Bates


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Private Arthur Ernest Herbert BATES, G/3991, 1st  Battalion, Queens Own Royal West Kent Regiment, killed in action, France and Flanders, 4th October 1917, age 30.

Born Cardiff, Glamorganshire, son of Arthur and Hannah Jane Bates, of 139, Habershan St., Cardiff, Glamorganshire.


1911 Census - 139, Habershan St., Cardiff, - Arthur Bates, head, age 48, married coal trimmer, coal shipping, Raynsham, Somerset; Anna Jane Bates. wife, age 48, married 25 years, 8 children, 6 still alive, born Burnham, Somerset; Arthur Ernest Herbert Bates, son, age 24, single, flour miller, flour mills, born Cardiff, Glamorganshire; Florence Ada Bates, daughter, age 20, born Cardiff, Glamorganshire; Edward bates, son, age 17, grocers assistant, born Cardiff, Glamorganshire; Daniel Bates, son, age 15, junior clerk, railway, born Cardiff, Glamorganshire; Alfred Bates, son, age 8, school, born Cardiff, Glamorganshire.


Enlisted  Cardiff, Glamorganshire.

Commemorated at Tyne Cot Memorial, Panel 106 to 108, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium.


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