The Roll of Honour, Volume II

324 The Roll of Honour W Y E T H , H E N R Y , P riv a te , N o. G. 845, l s t B a ttn . llo y a l W est S u rrey R egt. ; served w ith th e E x p ed itio n ary F o rc e ; killed in a ctio n n ear F leu rb aix 18 Dec. 1914 ; m. W Y N N , G ., P riv a te , No. 7093, 2ud B a ttn . K in g ’s Own S cottish B orderers, s. of (— ) W ynn, of L e e d s; served w ith th e E x p ed itio n ary F o rc e ; killed in action 9 Oct. 1914. Y A R H A M , A L FR E D G E O R G E , P riv a te , No. 10042, Royal W est S urrey B egt. ; served w ith th e E x p ed itio n ary Forcc ; died (?) 14 S ept. 1914. Y A T E S , A L F R E D , P riv ate, No. 6367, l s t B a ttn . Scots G uards, s. of G. Y ates, of H arrogate ; served w ith th e E x p ed itio n ary F orce ; died in No. 12 A m bulance T rain 30 Nov. 1914, while on activ e service. Y A T E S , H E R B E R T J A M E S , P riv a te , No. 8926, 2nd B a ttn . Scots G uards, s. of J . Y ates, of L iv e rp o o l; served w ith th e E x p ed itio n ary F o rce ; died of w ounds a t No. 13 G eneral H ospital, B oulogne, 25 Dec. 1914. Y A T E S , JO H N , P riv a te , No. 7753, l s t B a ttn . R oyal Scots F u silie rs; served w ith th e E xpeditionary Force ; died of w ounds 27 Aug. 1914 ; m. Y A T E S , JO H N H ., L.-Corpl., No. 11512, 4 th B a ttn . M iddlesex B e g t,; served w ith th e E xped itionary Force ; killed in a ctio n 14 O ct. 1914. Y A T E S , R O B E R T H E N R Y , P riv ate, No. 5890, 2nd B a ttn . Coldstream G uards ; served w ith th e E xped itionary Force ; died in No. 4 Clearing S tatio n , Poperinghe, 10 Nov. 1914, of w ounds received in actio n a t R e n te l; m. Y E A T E S , F R E D E R IC K C ., P riv a te , No. 10285, 2nd B a ttn . R oyal Sussex Regt., of E dw ard Y eates, of Crossway ; served w ith th e E xped itionary Force ; killed in action a t Troyon 27 Sept. 1914. Y E A T M A N , A L B E R T T O M , P riv ate, No. 8142, 2nd B a ttn . Royal Sussex Regt., s. of Jo h n Y eatm an , of T opton, co. S u sse x ; served w ith the E xpedi­ tion ary Force ; died (?) 14 Sept. 1914. Y EW M A N , R O B E R T , P riv ate, No. 3573, 2nd B a ttn . R oyal Scots ; served w ith thc E xped itio n ary F orce ; killed in a ctio n a t W ulverghem 26 Nov. 1914. Y O R K , H A R R Y W IL L IA M , Signaller, No. 18660, 10th (Service) B a ttn . T he C am eronians (S co ttish Rifles), eldest s. of H a rry W illiam Y ork, of 105, P ercival R oad, B ush Hill P ark , Enfield, Checker on th e G reat E astern R ailw ay, by his wife, A nnie (d . 31 M ay, 1917), dau. of G. H a z e ll; b. Enfield, co. M iddlesex, 26 Ja n . 1900; cduc. B ush Hill P a rk Council School th ere ; was for a tim e em ployed on m unition w ork a t th e E nfield Lock R.S.A . F a c to r y ; joined th e R .F .A . 23 A pril, 1915 ; tran sferred to th e C am eronians th e following m o n th ; served w ith th e E x p ed itio n ary F orce in F rance a n d F lan d ers fro m M arch, 1916, an d died a t B ethu ne 15 M ay follow ing, from w ounds received in actio n w hile in liis dug-out receiving signalling orders. B uried th ere ; unm . Y O R K , W ILL IA M J ., P riv ate, No. 13545, 2nd B a ttn . M iddlesex lle g t., s. of T hom as Y ork, of U pp er H ollow ay, N . ; served w ith th e E x p e d i­ tio n a ry Force ; killed in actio n 18 Dec. 1914. Y O U N G , A L FR E D W IL L IA M , P riv a te , No. 8806, 3 rd B a ttn . Coldstream G uards ; served w ith th e E xped itionary Force ; killed in a ctio n a t S t. Ju iicn 21 Oct, 1914. Y O U N G , A R C H IB A L D , Sergt., No. 10567, 2 n d B a ttn . R oyal Scots ; served w ith th e E xpeditionary Forcc ; killed in actio n 26 Aug. 1914. Y O U N G , D O U G L A S C A M P B E L L , L ieu t., 4 th Low land (H ow itzer) Brigade, 52nd D ivision R .F .A . (T .F .), elder s. of R o b ert Y oung, of 5, H a m ilto n D rive, Pollokshields, Glasgow, Chem ical M an ufactu rer, M illiken P a rk an d G lasgow, by his wife, E sth e r M ar­ g a ret, dau . of Jo se p h C a m p b e ll; b. Blairlogie, co. P e rth , 6 M ay, 1886; educ. Collegiate School, Q ueen’s P a rk ; A llan G len’s School, and T echnical College, G lasgow ; was afterw ards em ployed as A ssistan t M anager in his fa th e r’s firm ; served for som e years in th e D u m b arto n ­ shire M ounted Rifles V olunteers ; volunteered his services on th e o u tb re ak of w a r ; obtained a com m ission as 2nd L ieu t. R .F .A ., 5 Oct. 1914, a n d was prom oted L ieut, in th e 52nd D ivisional A m m unition Column 1 M ay, 1915 ; served in E gyp t, an d w ith th e M editerranean E x p e d itio n a ry Force a t th c D ardanelles from Ju ly , w hen he rejo ined th e 4 th L ow land B rigade, and died in th e 21st G eneral H osp ital, Alex­ an d ria, 18 S ept. following, from dysentery, co n tracted w hile on a ctiv e service. B uried in C hatby C em etery. H is Colonel w rote : “ H e was a friend of everyone, a n d liked by m en a n d officers. W e m iss him very m uch,” and a bro th er officer w ho w as also a n old school friend : “ H e certainly did his d u ty an d k e p t a t i t u n til th e last, and had all th e qu alities of a good soldier.” Unm. Y O U N G , ED W A R D W ., P riv ate, No. 7940, l s t B a ttn . E a s t S urrey R egt. ; served w ith th e E xped itionary Force : killed in actio n 27 Oct. 1914 ; m. Y O U N G , G ., P riv ate, No. 9456, 2nd B a ttn . H igh lan d L ig h t In fa n try ; served w ith th e E xped itionary Force ; killed in a ctio n a t V erneuil 20 Sept. 1914. Y O U N G , H ., P riv ate, No. 8963, 2nd B a ttn . K ing’s Own S cottish B orderers ; served w ith th e E xped itio n ary F o rc e ; died of w ounds 11 S ept. 1914 ; m. Y O U N G , H E R B E R T , L.-Corpl., No. 9492, R oyal W est S urrey R eg t., s. of H arry Y oung, of W est Croydon ; serv ed w ith th e E x p ed itio n ary F o rc e ; died of w ounds 30 Oct. 1914. Y O U N G , J ., P riv ate, No. 6694, 2nd B a ttn . K in g ’s Own S cottish B o rd ere rs; served w ith th e E xped itionarv F o rc e ; killed in a ctio n a t L a Bassee 13 Oct. 1914. Y O U N G , JA C K B O B A R T , Corpl., No. S. 12216, B Coy., 5 th (S ervice) B a ttn . T he Q ueen’s Own Cam eron H ighlanders, 2nd s. of th e la te Sam uel D onaclift Young, of Slave Island, Colombo, Ceylon, a n d of M essrs. C lark, Y oung & Co., E a s t In d ia M erchants, b y his wife, F lorence H a rr ie t, dau. of R ic h a rd B . L o o k e r; b. London, 1 Ju ly , 1892; educ. K elly College, T av istock , S o u th D evon ; was em ployed as a Clerk w ith M essrs. W in gate & W a te rs, S to ck brokers, G lasgo w ; enlisted in S ept. 1914, afte r th e o u tb re ak of w ar ; served w ith th e E x p e d itio n a ry Force in F ran ce an d F land ers fro m A pril, 1915, an d was killed in a c tio n a t th c B attle of Loos 25 S ept. follow ing. W hile a t K elly College he w on his Cap in th e F ootball X V . 1908 an d 1909, an d th e C ricket X I. 1909 ; unm . Y O U N G , J A M E S , P riv ate, No. 7501, l s t B a ttn . E a s t S u rrey R e g t.; served w ith th e E x p e d itio n a ry F o rc e ; killed in action 24-29 Aug. 1914 ; m. Y O U N G , J A M E S , P riv a te , No. 9410, l s t B a ttn . (8tli F o o t) T he K in g ’s (Liverpool R egt.), only s. of A lfred Y oung, of W est D erby, L iver­ pool ; b. New F erry , co. Chester, 27 Ju ly , 1887 ; educ. R o ck F e r r y ; enlisted 8 Ja n . 1906; served seven years in In d ia , a ttain in g th e ran k of Corpl. ; th e n join ed th e R eserve, w hen he becam e a P o s tm a n ; was called u p on the o u tb reak of w ar in Aug. 1914 ; served w ith the E x p e d itio n a ry Force in F ran ce a n d Flanders, a n d w as killed in a ctio n near Y pres 24 Oct. follow ing. B uried w here he fell. H e m . a t S t. P a u l’s C hurch, B irkenh ead , F eb. 1914, Caroline (47, H en ry S treet, B irkenh ead ), dau. of W illiam R o b e rt Jones, of B irkenh ead , and h a d a son, Jam es, b. Ja n . 1915. Y O U N G , J A M E S F R E D E R IC K , P riv a te , No. 11014, 5 th (Service) B a ttn . P rincess C h arlotte of W ales’s (R oy al B erkshire R egt.), s. of W illiam Y oung, of H ollington H ighclere, co. Berks, L abourer, by his wife, F ann y, dau. of Ja m e s Cole ; b. W h itch urch , co. H a n ts, 17 A pril, 1889 ; educ. there an d Crux E a s to n ; was a Cowm an ; enlisted 2 S ept. 1914, a fte r th e ou tbreak of w ar ; served w ith th e E x p e d itio n a ry F orce in F ran ce an d F land ers from 30 M ay, 1915, an d was killed b y th e b u rstin g of a shell w hile bein g se n t back for a rest near Y pres 22 Dec. 1915 ; unm . Y O U N G , J A M E S W A D D L E , P riv a te , No. 7770, l s t B a ttn . Scots G uards ; served w ith th e E x p ed itio n ary F orcc : killed in a ctio n 29 Oct. 1914. Y O U N G , JO H N G O R D O N , P riv a te , No. 10661, l s t B a ttn . R oyal Scots Fusiliers, s. of W illiam Y oung, of L e ith ; served w ith the E xped itionary Forcc ; rep orted m issing a fte r the fighting a t M ons 23 Aug. 1914, a n d now assum ed killed in actio n on th a t date. Y O U N G , N O R M A N L A N C E L O T , P riv a te , No. 16483, 10th (Service) B a ttn . T he D uke of W ellington’s (W est R iding R e g t.), 3rd s. of Ja m e s Y oung, of 21, S o uth R ailw ay S tre e t, Seaham H a rb o u r, M iner, b y his wife, E lizabeth , dau. of Jo h n S tephenson ; b. New H errin g to n , co. D urham , 16 M ay, 1893 ; educ. th e re ; was em ployed a t th c E m p ire T h e a tre , Seaham H a rb o u r ; enlisted 7 S e p t. 1914, a fte r th e o u tb re ak of w ar ; served w ith th e E x p e d itio n a ry F o rce in F ran c e an d F la n d ers, an d was killed in actio n 10 N ov. 1915 ; u n m . Y O U N G , R O B E R T , P riv a te , No. 2127, 24 th (S ervice) B a ttn . (2nd S p o rts­ m an’s) T he R oyal F u siliers (C ity of L ondon R e g t.), only s. of th e la te H ugh W illiam Y oung, F arm er in N ew Z ealand, an d L an d P ro p rie to r in co. M oray, by his wife, M argaret (17, G reenhill Place, E d in b u rg h ), d a u . of R o b e rt R itc h ie ; b. Cloverhill, co. Peebles, 2 Nov. 1875 ; educ. F e tte s College, E d in b u rg h ; w ent to Ceylon in 1895, w here he to o k u p T ea P la n tin g a n d F ru it F a rm in g ; enlisted in Nov. 1914 ; served w ith th e E x p e d itio n a ry F o rce in F ran c c an d F landers from N ov. 1915, an d w as killed in a c tio n near B e th u n e 15 Dec. 1915. B uried in W oburn A bbey ; unm . Y U IL L, D A N IE L H E N D R Y , P riv a te , N o. 2203, Signal Section, l / 6 t h B a ttn . T he H ighland L ig h t In fa n try (T .F .), elder s. of Jam es Y uill, of 9, M uirpark S treet, P a rtic k , G lasgow, B a th M aster, S tew artville School B a th s, b y liis wife, Bessie, dau. of D aniel M ackay S inclair, of N ew L an ark ; b. Ib ro x , Glasgow, 4 A pril, 1896 ; educ. D ow anh ilf P u b lic School (G ovan P arish School B o a r d ) ; was em ployed as a D espatch Clerk w ith M essrs. Ja m e s McNeill & Sloan, L td ., B ridge­ ton, G lasgow ; join ed th e 6 th H igh lan d L ig h t.In fa n try 7 S ept. 1914, a fte r th e o u tb reak of w ar ; served w ith th e M ed iterran ean E x p e d itio n a ry F orce a t G allipoli from 4 to 12 Ju ly , 1915, on w hich la tte r d a te he was killed in a ctio n . B uried there. C apt. W . M. A nderson w rote : “ Y our son D aniel w as killed in th e charge w hich we m ade on 12 Ju ly . A t th e tim e we w ere u n ab le to find his bo dy , b u t we go t it yesterday, an d I have had it buried, w ith a little w ooden cross bearing his nam e placed on th e grave.” H e w as a m em ber of th e W estern A m ateur Sw im m ing Club, in w hich he held th e office of roll-keeper, an d w as also con­ nected w ith th e P a rtic k C ongregational C hurch T roop of B oy S c o u ts ; unm . Y U L E , J A M E S , P riv a te , No. 5653, l s t B a ttn . Scots G uards, s. of Jam es Y ule, of C aldra by Duns, co. B e rw ic k ; served w ith th e E x p e d itio n a ry F orce ; killed in action 29 Oct. 1914. P rin ted a t The Chapel R ive r Press, K in g sto n , Surrey.
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