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YATES, William Thomas DSO

Bond of Sacrifice Batch 12

Captain William Thomas Yates DSO

8th Battalion AIF

Awarded Distinguished Service Order – 18th Nov 1917

‘For conspicuous gallantry and devotion to duty. He commanded a successful attack on an enemy strong point, and personally conducted the consolidation of the captured post. Later, under intense shell fire, he displayed the utmost gallantry and coolness in encouraging his men, and showing a fine disregard for personal safety.’

Awarded Mention in Despatches – 28th Dec 1917

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ADFA Database

National Archives – Service Record

Further Reading – 8th Battalion

Picture Source – Mapping Our Anzacs

 

 
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