Robert Yule

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: 4083
  • Rank: Lance Corporal
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Black Watch
  • Unit/Ship:

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 7 Hill St, Dundee
  • Occupation:
  • Mother:

    Jessie Wood Yule, 76 James St, Dundee

  • Father:

    Stewart Yule

  • Siblings:

    John, Adam, Samuel & Stewart

  • Spouse:

    Wife

  • Children:

    2 Children

  • Age at Death:
  • Date of Death:
  • Place of Death:
  • Burial Country:
  • Cemetery:

More about Robert Yule

Brother of Pte Adam Wood Yule, 9225, 1st Battalion Black Watch, who was killed in action, 09.10.1914 & Cpl John Mackie Yule, 8955, 1st Battalion Cameron Highlanders, who was killed in action 14.09.1914

Robert Yule    4083   Black Watch

A GALLANT FAMILY’S MISFORTUNE.

Regarding Lance-Corporal R. Yule, whose home is at 7 Hill Street, the official notification bears that he was admitted to Rouen Hospital on the 25th of March suffering from a gun-shot wound in the back.  Lance-Corporal Yule is a married man with two young children, and is one of five brothers who have all given service to their country in this great war.  Corporal John Yule of the Cameron Highlanders, and Private Adam Yule of the Black Watch, have already laid down their lives in the performance of their duty.

Lance-Corporal R. Yule was employed by J. & A. D. Grimond, Ltd., prior to the outbreak of war.

Dundee Courier 21st April 1915

Information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

Can you tell us more about Robert Yule'? Some additional facts, a small story handed down through the family or perhaps a picture or an heirloom you can share online. Contact our curator...

THANK YOU for your interest in helping the Great War Dundee project. Please complete the short form below and a curator will contact you in the next few days.

    I am writing to: