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Soldier Details:
Surname: Yeats
Initials:   W.
Rank:   Acting Corporal
Army No.:  P/9701
Notes:   MFP. Formerly Pte. Gordon Highlanders No.5282 later Scottish Rifles. No. 33296. Home address: He has 2 x Silver War Badge Cards 1 x name Yates, 2 x Yeats real name. He enlisted 15/11/15 in the Scottish Rifles, age 40.11 years, occupation Hotel Attendant, home address: 111 Hyndland Road, Glasgow. 18/6/18 discharged no longer physically fit for war service, myalgia and injury to right knee. No date of transfer to MFP. Info from pension index card; William Yeats, No. P/9701, A/Cpl, MFP. 18/6/1918 discharged, born 1877, married, addressL 111 Hyndlandf Road, Glasgow. 19/6/1918 awarded pension for myalgia (muscle pain).

Decorations/Medals/Awards (2)
  1. Decoration:   Queen's South Africa Medal Gazette Date: 1901-07-15 Gazette Issue: WO 100/203 Gazette Page: 410
Citation:   Clasps: Elandslaage, Defence of Ladysmith, Laing's Nek. Awarded as Pte No. 5282 Gordon Highlanders.
  2. Decoration:   Silver War Badge Gazette Date: 1918-11-08 Gazette Issue: WO 329/3243 Gazette Page: List MPC/89
Citation:   Badge No. B36903. Enlisted 14/3/1917, Discharge 18/6/1918. KR 392 (xvi) AO VI/1918 WO letter 6185/2/B d/5/11/1918, Service South Africa. Age 42 years 2 months. Served home. He has 2 x Silver War Badge Cards 1 x Scotttish Rifles transferred to MFP and 2 x MFC (MFP).