Yates, Moses –

Husband of Sarah Jane Yates, of 135, Cemetery Road, Kearsley, Lancashire, and formerly of 34, Macdonald Street, Moses Gate, Farnworth, Lancashire. Returned from America to rejoin his regiment as a reservist at the outbreak of war. Died of a gunshot wound to the abdomen, received in the Dardanelles, but died shortly after arrival at hospital in Alexandria.

Personal details

  • Surname: Yates
  • Forename: Moses
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Farnworth, Lancashire
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 29
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: August 28th, 1915
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 1st (Regular) Battalion.
  • Service number: 7753
  • Regiment: Border Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Manchester, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: St / V / BW
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Farnworth and Worsley Journal entries: 17/09/1915 10/12/1915 05/01/1917 31/08/1917 30/08/1918

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