Second Lieutenant Alfred Francis Bate

Regiment: 5th Battalion Royal Dublin Fusiliers
Date published: 14/05/1915
Killed in action: Yes
Date of death: 14/03/1915
Age at death: 22
Cemetery: Ferme Buterne Military Cemetery, Houplines, Nord, France
Plot: A. 18.
Information: Second Lieutenant Alfred Francis Bate, Royal Dublin Fusiliers, was the youngest son of Mr. E. R. Bate, Solicitor to the Post Office in Ireland. He was educated at St. Columba’s College, Rathfarnham, Co. Dublin, and he took his degree at Trinity College Dublin in 1913. He received his commission in August last and, at the time of his death was attached to the 2nd Leinster Regiment. He was in his 23rd year.
Additional information: Son of Edward Reginald and Charlotte Frederica Bate (nee Bell), of 2, Eden Park, Kingstown, Co. Dublin. B.A., Trinity College, Dublin, also law student King's Inns, Dublin preparing for call to Irish Bar. Born at Kingstown.