YATES, William George

  1. Service Details
  2. Personal Details
  3. Unit and Rank Details
  4. Notes
  5. Sources

Service Details

Branch of Service
Navy
Conflict
World War I

Personal Details

Gender
Male
Place of Birth
Canberra ACT
Address (at enlistment)
Canberra ACT

Unit and Rank Details

Final Rank
Seaman
Final Unit
Royal Navy

Notes

Yates served with the Royal Navy in World War but later returned to Canberra and lived in Giles Street, Kingston. He died of a heart attack on 28 July 1953, aged 63 years, and is buried in the ex-services section of Woden Cemetery.

Sources

Neil C. Smith, 'Under Friendly Flags : Australians who served in the land, sea, and air forces of allied nations in World War One', 1998
The Canberra Times - 30 July 1953

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