Great War Dundee
This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment:
- Service no: 4083
- Rank: Lance Corporal
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
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
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