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Joseph Henry Yeates

In memory of:

Sapper Joseph Henry Yeates

April 1, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

404956

Age:

29

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Engineers

Division:

4th Field Coy.

Additional Information


Born:

February 17, 1887

Husband of Emma Elizabeth Yeates, of 44, Upper Park Place, Brighton, England.

Commemorated on Page 354 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

IV. K. 24.

Location:

Mont St Eloi is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 8 kilometres north-west of Arras. The village stands on high ground overlooking the battlefields of Vimy and Souchez and the main Bethune-Arras road, and the ruined towers that rise from it were used as an observation post during the French attacks at Neuville-St Vaast and Givenchy in May 1915. Ecoivres is a hamlet lying at the foot of the hill, to the south-west and about 1.5 kilometres from Mont St Eloi on the Arras-St Pol line. The ECOIVRES MILITARY CEMETERY is on the D49 road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Memorial– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of JOSEPH HENRY YEATES– Photo from the National Memorial Album of Canadian Heroes c.1919. Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of JOSEPH HENRY YEATES– In memory of the employees of the T. Eaton Company that went to war and did not come home.  Submitted for the project, Operation: Picture Me
  • Memorial Plaque– Joseph Henry Yeates is remembered on this Memorial Plaque.
  • Newspaper Clipping– Joseph Henry Yeates enlisted April 12, 1915 in Toronto, Ontario.  In honoured memory.

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