Major Charles Allix Lavington Yate

Regiment: King's own Yorkshire Light Infantry
Date published: 04/12/1914
Killed in action: No
Information: Major Charles Allix Lavington Yate, King's Own Yorkshire Light Infantry, entered the service in 1892, and obtained his majority in July, 1899; served on the north-west frontier of India and with the Tirah Expeditionary Force, receiving the Medal and clasp; served through the South African War, and took part in the advance on Kimberley being in action at Belmont and Enslin, where he was dangerously wounded. He was also present during the operations in the Transvaal from February to May, 1902, and was mentioned in despatches, and received the Queen's Medal with four clasps. During the Russo-Japanese campaign he was attached to General Kuroki's army in Manchuria, and received the Japanese War Medal and the Order of the Sacred Treasure, 4th Class. He was mentioned in Sir John French's despatches.