Sydney Goates

Sydney Goates

Date of Birth

Unknown

Course

Attended Borough Road College, 1915-1917

Service number

6566

WW1 rank

Private

London Regiment, London Scottish, 1st/14th Battalion

Date of death

1 July 1916

Buried/memorial

Thiepval Memorial (Grave/Memorial reference: Pier and Face 9 C and 13 C.)

Biography

Private Sydney Goates came from Broughton. Before entering Borough Road College he attended Brigg Grammar School between 1909-1914. At Borough Road College Goates played football, but it is not known if he completed his academic studies as his destination on the annual report is listed simply as “missing since July 1916”. During the war he fought with 1st/14th Battalion London Regiment, and was killed on 1 July 1916.

Sources

Entry on p.88 [Roll of Honour page], Mentioned on Framed Borough Road College Roll of Honour, BFSS/2/9/13/12 [BRCFB012], Commonwealth War Graves Commission, 1918 Annual Report, http://www.briggensians.net/thelibrary/BGSTO1969.pdf

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