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  • Photograph of Benjamin Bates is courtesy of the Sherwood Foresters Regiment roll of honour website.
Person Details
Bolsover, Derbyshire
Benjamin Bates was born in 1879 in Bolsover He married his wife Mary Ellen Clayton in 1902 , their marriage was recorded in the Basford Registration District, they lived at 44 Peverill Street Hucknall and later 62 George Street, Hucknall, they had a daughter prior to getting married , Beatrice Bates Clayton born 26th July 1902. His widow was awarded a pension of 17 shilings and 6 pence a week which commenced on 12th December 1916.
15 Jun 1916
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Private
2nd Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Private Benjamin Bates, enlisted at Hucknall and served with the 2nd Battalion Nottinghamshire & Derbyshire Regiment, he was killed in action on 15th June 1916 whilst out on a working party near the canal bank, at St. Jean, near Ypres. He is buried in La Brique Military Cemetery No. 2.
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  • Photograph of Benjamin Bates is courtesy of the Sherwood Foresters Regiment roll of honour website.
    Benjamin Bates - Photograph of Benjamin Bates is courtesy of the Sherwood Foresters Regiment roll of honour website.