In memory of

Flight Sergeant

Albert Cranston Yates

who died on 10 Sep 1942

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Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service RCAF
  Unit No. 61 Squadron, Royal Air Force
  Rank Flight Sergeant
  Service number R70975
  Date of death 19420910
  Cause of death killed in action
Narrative history
  R70975 Flight Sergeant (No. 61 Squadron RAF wireless air gunner) Albert Cranston Yates (b.1921) of Regina was KIA 19420910 and is buried at Reichswald Forest war cemetery, Kleve, Germany. Yates' Lancaster went down near Krefeld. He was the son of Albert Martin, a tailor, and Maud (Cranston) Yates. Albert Jr. was born at Olds, Alberta, and attended both Scott collegiate and Balfour Tech prior to enlisting at Regina late in 1940.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 159 - Sherwood
  Cemetery or memorial location Reichswald Forest war cemetery, Kleve, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany    

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  Honour roll location(s) Regina
  Geo-memorial Yates Bay, Saskatchewan     
  Geo-memorial location 55.5167°N / 108.3167°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 73N9
  Geo-memorial details In southern Kazan Lake.
Personal information
  Date of birth 19211010
  Place of birth Olds, Alberta    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19401023
  Place of enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Occupation student
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