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Harry Leaman Yates (1897 - 1965)

Harry Leaman Yates
Born in St Pancras, Middlesex, Englandmap
Son of [private father (unknown - unknown)] and [private mother (unknown - unknown)]
[sibling(s) unknown]
Husband of — married 1935 in Barnet Gate, Middlesex, Englandmap
[children unknown]
Died in Worthing, Sussex, Englandmap
Profile last modified | Created 4 Aug 2014 | Last significant change: 26 Aug 2020
08:28: Derrick Watson edited the Biography for Harry Leaman Yates (1897-1965). (Corrected statement syntax) [Thank Derrick for this]
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Harry was born in 1897. Harry Yates ... He passed away in 1965. [2]

1916, age 19, Harry Yates entered Military Service with Military Foot Police. Address listed as Holloway, London, England.

1932, September 23: The London Gazette, H.M. Land Registry. Freehold 9 South Crescent, Finchley, Middlesex, by Harry Leaman Yates, 768 Holloway Rd N19.

1937, age 40, left Southampton for Quebec via Cherbourg on Tuesday 24 August 1937 on an "outing" with the United Wards' Club of the City of London. According to their history, "The United Wards Club of the City of London was founded in 1877 by Joseph Newbon, a Common Councilman of the City, as a general and central ward club for the discussion of public matters affecting imperial, civic, guild, and general interests, the promotion of the spirit of citizenship and maintenance of the high traditions of the City of London and the furtherance of unity between the motherland and overseas dominions and goodwill with foreign countries. Its membership consists of freemen, liverymen and members of City of London clubs, and others who are interested in preserving the traditions of the City of London."

1937 Sept 5: Arrived Niagara Falls NY. Departure contact person: Mother Mrs. A.F. Yates. (Border Crossing Canada to U.S.)

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  1. The London Gazette online The United Wards' Club of the City of London history online
  2. First-hand information as remembered by Linda Hockley, Monday, August 4, 2014. Replace this citation if there is another source.
  • The London Gazette online and The United Wards' Club of the City of London history online

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In am following up on Darcie's message from 2018, would you allow us to edit this profile please just to correct this error.

Thank you. Gillian

posted by Gillian Rodgers
Hi Linda, this profile has come up in an error report because it is missing the <references /> tag - this should appear directly after the = Sources = heading, otherwise your footnotes will not appear. The profile's privacy setting will not allow me to edit this for you. Will you please make the change?

Thanks, Your 2018 Spring Clean-a-Thon Team

posted by Darcie (Rae) Light

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