Photo courtesy Roy Fantom
George born in about 1895 and was a labourer in a woodyard. He married Doris May Botham at Crich in1924. In 1939, the family were living at Parkhead, and George worked as a colliery hewer.
1918 Crich voters
George Yates, Plaistow Green; absent on military service.
7 September 1918
News has been received by Mr and Mrs George Yates, Causeway lane, Crich, that their eldest son, Pte. George Yates, has been wounded. Pte. Yates writing from a hospital in Bimingham, to which he was brought from France, states he has been wounded in the right arm.
1901: Plaistow Green
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George Yates's brother John Yates is also on the Roll of Honour.