George Oates

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 40053
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Cameronians (Scottish Rifles)
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 20
  • Date of Death: 05.05.1917
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Villers-Guislain Communal Cemetery
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Sp. Mem. 15.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 45 Forebank Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Margaret Low Oates, 45 Forebank Rd, Dundee

  • Father:

    Hugh Oates, 45 Forebank Rd, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:

    Mary Jane Hassan, formerly Oats

  • Children:

More about George Oates

George Oates   40053   Scottish Rifles

OATES—Killed in action, on 5th May, Private George Oates, Scottish Rifles, aged 20 years 10 months, dearly beloved and only son of George and Margaret Oates, 45 Forebank Road, Dundee.

Dundee People’s Journal 26th May 1917

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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