William Yeaman

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Glasgow
  • Service no: S/16196
  • Rank: Corporal
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  • Regiment/Service: Cameron Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 1st Battalion
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 24
  • Date of Death: 03.09.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier & Face 15B

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth: Kinnell, Forfarshire
  • Address: 6 Peddie Street, Dundee
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More about William Yeaman

William has no known grave but is remembered on the Thiepval Memorial.

William Yeaman   S/16696   Cameron Highlanders

Official news reached Mr and Mrs Yeaman, 6 Peddie Street on Wednesday that their youngest son Cpl. Wm. Yeaman, of the Cameron Highlanders, had been killed.  Deceased, who was 24 years of age, met his death on 3rd September.

Dundee People’s Journal 7th October 1916

Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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