This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
Edward J. Yeaman
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Perth
- Service no: 3/2354
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 20
- Date of Death: 09.05.1915
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Le Touret Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 24 to 26
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Arbroath
- Address: 60 North William Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Miner, Lochgelly, Fife
John Yeaman, 19 Millgate Loan, Arbroath
More about Edward J. Yeaman
Edward has no known grave but is remembered on the Le Touret Memorial.
Edward Yeaman 3/2354 1st Black Watch
ARBROATH MAN KILLED IN ACTION.
Private George Muir, 1st Black Watch has written home to his wife, who resides at 18 Millgate Loan, Arbroath, stating that his nephew, Private Edward Yeaman, 1st Black Watch, son of Mr John Yeaman, flaxdresser, 19 Millgate Loan, has been killed in action.
Private Yeaman, who was twenty years of age, was prior to enlistment employed as a miner at Lochgelly.
Dundee Courier 15th May 1915
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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