Private Benjamin Bates

Army Number : 22636

Battalion : 2nd Battalion Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derbys) Regiment.

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Born at Bolsover, Derbyshire. Husband of Mary Ellen Bates, of 44, Peverill Street, Hucknall, Nottinghamshire. He enlisted at Hucknall and was killed in action, 15th June 1916, age 38, whilst out on a working party near the canal bank, at St. Jean, near Ypres.

Private Benjamin Bates

Buried/Commemorated : La Brique Military Cemetery No.2, Belgium. Plot I. Row V, Grave 18.

La Brique Military Cemetery No.2, Belgium.

Private Benjamin Bates is also commemorated on the following local memorials:-
St. Mary Magdalen Church War Memorial, Hucknall, Nottinghamshire.
Titchfield Park War Memorial, Hucknall, Nottinghamshire.
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham. 

St. Mary Magdalen Church War Memorial, Hucknall, Nottinghamshire.
St. Mary Magdalen Church War Memorial, Hucknall, Nottinghamshire.
Titchfield Park War Memorial, Hucknall, Nottinghamshire.
Titchfield Park War Memorial, Hucknall, Nottinghamshire.
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.
Victoria Embankment War Memorial, Nottingham.