Yates, F G
FREDERICK GEORGE YATES
Remembered with honour Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery: Row J, Grave 174.
He enlisted in London; was entitled to the Victory, British War and 1914 Star medals, his qualifying date being 15 August 1914, and died at 119 General Hospital, Alexandria, of dysentery. Unfortunately, Frederick’s Service Record appears to be one that did not survive the World War Two bombing.
There is an article about Frederick in the Watford Illustrated dated 4 September 1915.
Son of Arthur George [or Arthur Charles] and Hannah (nee WATTS) YATES of Watford.
His parents married 27 March 1886 at St Jude’s, Bethnal Green, London. Hannah died 1920 in Watford aged 59, and was buried 6 May in Vicarage Road Cemetery, Watford; Arthur died 1921 in Watford aged 61, and was buried 23 April, also in Vicarage Road Cemetery.
Frederick was born 1890 in Southwark, London [not in Barnsbury, N London or Blackfriars].
On the 1891 Census, aged 1 he lived in Islington, London, with his parents and three siblings. On the 1901 Census, aged 11 he lived in Harrow on the Hill, Middx, with his parents and six siblings . On the 1911 Census, he was possibly a gunner in the Royal Garrison Artillery aged 20, stationed in Colaba, Bombay, India.
Date of death05/08/1915
Age at death25
Place of death
- 1st S.W. Herts Scout Troop [in St Mary's Parish Church Watford] (4)
- Abbot's Langley Herts War Memorial (17)
- Aldbury Herts War Memorial (1)
- Aldenham Herts War Memorial (located in Letchmore Heath Herts) (8)
- All Saints Church Croxley Green Herts (12)
- All Saints Church Harrow Weald Middx (2)
- All Saints Church Hertford (1)
- All Saints Church King's Langley Herts (1)
- All Saints Church Leavesden Herts (31)
- All Saints Church Witham Essex (3)