Fred Bates (1896-1918)

An ongoing project to commemorate and research the lives of those who appear on war memorials and rolls of honour in the local area, who served in the military, or whose deaths were linked to conflict.

Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922

The following extract is from Huddersfield's Roll of Honour: 1914-1922 (2014) by J. Margaret Stansfield:

BATES, FRED. Guardsman. No 21465. 2nd Battalion Coldstream Guards. Born Towngate, Newsome 10.11.1896. Only son of Mrs Ellen Bates of Newsome. Educated at Newsome School. Was in business on his own account as a carrier. Married, with one child. Died of wounds at No 19 Casualty Clearing Station, 19.9.1918. Buried in SUNKEN ROAD CEMETERY, BOISLEUX-ST-MARC. Grave location:- Plot 2, Row D, Grave 13.
ROH:- St. John's Church, Newsome.

Commonwealth War Graves Commission