information is kindly donated by Andrew White
who lives near King's Lynn, UK.
"My great-grandfather, Mr.
Lawrence George Yates was a section leader of the Brandon
Home Guard. He was a regular soldier in the Boer and First World
Wars (Sgt Major in Coldstream Guards), and was a route-liner at
Queen Victoria's funeral. He then worked in Thetford and Brandon
post offices. Later he became manager of the Avenue Cinema,
He lived at 172 London Road,
Brandon, and was a member of St Peter's Church choir.
Attached is a picture of my great-grandfather,"