Bates, John Thomas –

Son of Mr. J. T. Bates, of 94, Harrowby Street, Farnworth, Lancashire; brother of Simeon Bates, of 37, Bentinck Street, Moses Gate, Farnworth, Lancashire. Formerly 2142, Loyal North Lancashire Regiment. Reported missing and possible prisoner, but subsequently presumed killed.

Personal details

  • Surname: Bates
  • Forename: John Thomas
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 20
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: September 6th, 1917
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Corporal
  • Unit: 2nd/8th (Territorial) Battalion.
  • Service number: 307158
  • Regiment: Royal Warwickshire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


Local newspaper entries

  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 02/11/1917 28/12/1917 23/08/1918

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