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2457   Private Robert Oliver Yule
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 04/09/2017
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 22nd Battalion, Australian Infantry (Australian Army)
Died: 14/04/1918 (Killed in Action)
Age: 38
Son of William and Elizabeth Yule. Native of Richmond, Victoria, Australia. Mother Elizabeth Walsh, Annagarvey, Augher
Further Information
From the Tyrone Courier dated 4th November 2015: Clogher Valley Cllr Mulligan remembers uncle killed in war
Private Welsh was one of four cousins who made the supreme sacrifice during the First World War. The other three were: Corporal James Sleator, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers, killed 1st December 1915. Private Robert Oliver Yule, 22nd Battalion Australian Infantry, killed 14th April 1914. Rifleman James McKeown, 4th Battalion, 3rd New Zealand Rifle Brigade, killed 6th August 1918.
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Relevant Dungannon Area Locations
No Location Region Location Notes Longtitude Latitude
1 Annagarvey, Cecil Augher Mother listed as lived in Annagarvey 54.441497 -7.138567
References and Links
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1 Australian Embarkation Roll Embarkation Roll - Robert Oliver Yule
2 Australian Military Records 41 documents regarding Robert Yule's Military Record
3 Australian Nominal Roll Nominal Roll - Robert Oliver Yule
4 Australian Roll Of Honour Roll of Honour - Robert Oliver Yule
5 Corporal James Sleator Cousin of Private Robert Yule
6 Find A Grave Photo of Private Robert Oliver Yule 's gravestone
7 Private James Welsh Cousin of Private Robert Yule
8 Rifleman James McKeown Cousin of Private Robert Yule
9 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Robert Oliver Yule's gravestone can be purchased here
Dungannon District's War Dead Acknowledgements 2015-2018