William Ewart Bates

Royal Engineers

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Fouquierers Churchyard Extension, France

As with so many of our war dead back then, many did not return home and were buried abroad. William Ewart is an ancestor of a Bates family who have lived in Pelsall for generations.

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William Ewart Bates aged 26, was the son of James Bates, High Street, Norton Canes, Cannock. 

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