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Philip William Bates

Birthdate:
Birthplace: Penge, Surrey, England UK
Death: January 19, 1974 (76)
Immediate Family:

Son of Philip James Bates and Emma Isabella Bates
Husband of Elsie Bates
Father of Philip Armond Bates
Brother of Isabella Bates; Frances A Wingham; John Bates; Dolly Bates; Topper Bates and 2 others

Occupation: 1911 - 13, School; professional footballer - played in the Football League for Crystal Palace
Managed by: Richard Arthur Neary
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About Philip William Bates

Philip William "Phil" Bates (16 November 1897 – 19 January 1974) was an English professional football centre half who played in the Football League for Crystal Palace.

Bates worked as a grocer. After Britain's entry into the First World War in August 1914, he enlisted in the Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment). He saw action at Ploegsteert Wood, Loos and was badly wounded in the right arm near the Hohenzollern Redoubt in March 1916, with the resultant paralysis leading to his discharge from the army later in the year. Despite the injury, he was able to return to work as a grocer and to football. Bates' grocer's in Beckenham was destroyed by a V-1 flying bomb during the Second World War.


1939 register

3 Churchfield Kendall Road , Beckenham M.B., Kent, England

  • Philip W Bates 16 Nov 1897 Male Professional Footballer War Pensioner Married 137 1
  • Elsie Bates 02 Oct 1899 Female Owner of General Stores Married 137 2
  • Philip A Bates 14 Sep 1923 Male Junior Clerk Single 137 3
  • ~??? Rousseau 08 May 1869 Male Instrument Maker Oap Widowed 137 4

British Army Service Records 1914-1920

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  • First name(s) Philip
  • Last name Bates
  • Age 19
  • Birth year 1895
  • Birth town Beckenham
  • Birth county Kent
  • Birth country England
  • Service number G/804
  • Regiment Royal West Kent Regiment
  • Year 1914
  • Residence town Beckenham
  • Residence county Kent
  • Residence country England
  • Series WO 363
  • Series description WO 363 - First World War service records 'burnt documents'
  • Archive The National Archives
  • Record set British Army Service Records
  • Category Military, armed forces & conflict
  • Subcategory First World War
  • First name(s) Philip
  • Last name Bates
  • Age 19
  • Birth year 1895
  • Birth town Beckenham
  • Birth county Kent
  • Birth country England
  • Service number 379
  • Regiment Royal West Kent Regiment
  • Unit / Battalion 6th Battalion
  • Year 1914
  • Residence town Beckenham
  • Residence county Kent
  • Residence country England
  • Series WO 363
  • Series description WO 363 - First World War service records 'burnt documents'
  • Archive The National Archives
  • Record set British Army Service Records
  • Category Military, armed forces & conflict
  • Subcategory First World War
  • First name(s) Philip
  • Last name Bates
  • Age 21
  • Birth year 1895
  • Birth town Beckenham
  • Birth county Kent
  • Birth country England
  • Service number G/804
  • Regiment Royal West Kent Regiment
  • Unit / Battalion 6th Service Battalion
  • Year 1916
  • Residence town Beckenham
  • Residence county Kent
  • Residence country England
  • Series WO 363
  • Series description WO 363 - First World War service records 'burnt documents'
  • Archive The National Archives
  • Record set British Army Service Records
  • Category Military, armed forces & conflict
  • Subcategory First World War
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Philip William Bates's Timeline

1897
November 16, 1897
Penge, Surrey, England UK
1923
September 14, 1923
1974
January 19, 1974
Age 76
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