Date of BirthUnknown
CourseAttended Borough Road College, 1915-1917
London Regiment, London Scottish, 1st/14th Battalion
Date of death1 July 1916
Buried/memorialThiepval Memorial (Grave/Memorial reference: Pier and Face 9 C and 13 C.)
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.