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Harold S. Yates


1st Battalion

Killed In Action (KIA) Killed In Action

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Simonii
  • Planted By: Miss B. Young
  • Plaque: 3809

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Harold Stanley Yates was born in Ballarat but enlisted as a storeman in Parkville on 20th January 1915. He was single and 25 years old. He was posted to the 21st Infantry Battalion with Regimental No. 781. Later he was promoted to Corporal. On 31st July 1916 he was killed in action in the trenches near Pozieres. His name is on Villers-Bretonneux Memorial, France.
Tree No. 3809

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour