Bates, Benard John: Lieutenant

CVWM Page

Digitized Service Record

Source: Taken on strength August 1916 War Diary

Was only 17 years old at time of death. his 18th birthday would have been on September 28, 1916. He was killed on the 15th.

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“Previously reported Missing, now reported Killed in Action.” From information available, this officer was killed by enemy shell fire while leading his men over the parapet in an attack.

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