Edward J. Yeaman

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Perth
  • Service no: 3/2354
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • 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

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Arbroath
  • Address: 60 North William Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Miner, Lochgelly, Fife
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    John Yeaman, 19 Millgate Loan, Arbroath

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

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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