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Private Robert Oliver Yule

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Private Robert Oliver Yule

Birth
Richmond, Yarra City, Victoria, Australia
Death 14 Apr 1918 (aged 38–39)
France
Burial Amiens, Departement de la Somme, Picardie, France
Plot Plot X, Row B, Grave No. 5
Memorial ID 56043717 View Source

~~~~~~~Military Service, Australian Imperial Force, AIF, World War One~~~~~~~~~~~
Service number:--- 2457
Born:--- Richmond, Victoria
Schooling:--- Richmond Central State School, Victoria
Religion:--- Presbyterian
Civilian Employment:--- Missioner (home missionary)
Home Address:--- Traralgon South, Victoria
Marital status:--- Single
Age on enlistment:--- 35 years and 10 months.
Next of kin:--- Father, William Yule, 31 Gipps Street, Richmond, Victoria
Attested into AIF:---3rd July 1915 at Melbourne, victoria.
Last Rank:--- Private
Last Unit:--- 22nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement, Australian Infantry, AIF.
Embarked from:--- Melbourne, Victoria, RMS Osterley on 29th September 1915.
Fate:-- Killed in Action, 14th April 1918, Amiens, France
Burial:---St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens, France
Medals:--- 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Parents:--- William Yule and Elizabeth Walsh married 1875, North Melbourne.
~~~~~~~~~~~Family and military connections~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~~
Brother:--- Captain John Smythe Yule MC, Australian Army Medical Corps, returned to Australia, 23rd June 1919.
Brother:--- 32553 Gunner Oliver Marcus Yule, 1st Divisional Artillery Headquarters, returned to Australia, 20th June 1919.
Other details:---War service: taken on strength, 22nd Bn, Tel el Kebir, Egypt, 8 January 1916. Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 26 March 1916. To hospital, sick (deafness), 13 October 1916; to convalescent camp, Boulogne, 1 december 1916; rejoined unit, 25 February 1916.


Inscription

2457 PRIVATE
R. O. YULE
22ND BN. AUSTRALIAN INF.
14TH APRIL 1918 AGE 38


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