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2457   Private Robert Oliver Yule
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 19/01/2022
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 22nd Battalion, Australian Infantry (Australian Army)
Died: 14/04/1918 (Killed in Action)
Age: 38
Robert Oliver Yule was the third son of William and Elizabeth Yule. His mother was Elizabeth Walsh of Annagarvey, Augher. He was born about 1880 in Richmond, Melbourne, Victoria, Australia. Robert enlisted on 3rd July 1915. He gave his occupation as ‘missioner’. Private Robert Yule was serving with the 22nd Battalion of the Australian Infantry when he died on 14th April 1918. He had, with another orderly, Gunner Tyson, just stepped out of a train at Amiens. A shell burst at their feet. Bob Yule and his friend were killed instantaneously.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: St Pierre Cemetery
  Amiens, Somme, 4
Grave Ref: Grave X-B-5
CWGC Casualty 205275
St. Pierre Cemetery is situated on the north-eastern outskirts of Amiens, on the northern side of the main road to Albert. The cemetery will be found in the suburb of Rivery on the left hand side of the D929 Amiens to Albert road.
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1 Australia Virtual War Memorial Details and photo of Private Robert Yule
2 Australian Embarkation Roll Embarkation Roll - Robert Oliver Yule
3 Australian Military Records 41 documents regarding Robert Yule's Military Record
4 Australian Nominal Roll Nominal Roll - Robert Oliver Yule
5 Australian Roll Of Honour Roll of Honour - Robert Oliver Yule
6 Corporal James Sleator Cousin of Private Robert Yule
7 Photo of Private Robert Oliver Yule 's gravestone
8 Following the Twenty-Second Details of miliary record
9 Private James Welsh Cousin of Private Robert Yule
10 Rifleman James McKeown Cousin of Private Robert Yule
11 War Graves Photographic Project Photo of Robert Oliver Yule's gravestone can be purchased here
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