Details

Title
Forename John Yate
Surname Robinson
Rank Captain
Regiment The Prince of Wales's (North Staffordshire Regiment)
Age 31
Death Died of wounds
Place of Death Roehampton, England, United Kingdom
Date of Death 23/08/1916
Year of Entry 1899
Social A
School Notes
Comments Captain & adjutant 7th Battalion. Died from wounds rec'd in action at El Hannah, Mesopotamia in April. Obituary in Radleian of 28/10/1916

Commonwealth War Graves Commission Link http://www.cwgc.org/search/casualty_details.aspx?casualty=364053
Unit 7th Battalion
Prefect Prefect
Military Decorations [MC] Military Cross, mentioned in despatches
Sport Cricket xi; Football xi; aft. Olympic gold for hockey 1908
Album Number 6
Battle El Hannah, Mesopotamia / Iraq
Previous Regiment -
Additional Notes Added to Imperial War Museum 'Faces of World War One' project and Radley College War Memorial Flickr website on 17 March 2013 http://www.flickr.com/photos/radley_college_war_memorial/

Served at Gallipoli 1915-16
Burial or Cemetery GREAT MALVERN CEMETERY, Worcestershire. Grave ref 8. 4631
Place of Birth Malvern
Post School Merton College, Oxford; Schoolmaster/ teacher Sherborne Prep School 1909-12, and at St Peter's Court, Broadstairs 1912-14
Shields in Hall NU4