John Low Yule

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment:
  • Service no: 5081
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: South African Infantry
  • Unit/Ship: 4th Regiment
  • Place of Death: France
  • Age at Death: 36
  • Date of Death: 17.07.1916
  • Burial Country: France
  • Cemetery: Thiepval Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Pier and Face 4 C.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address:
  • Occupation: Bank Worker
  • Mother:

    Catherine Yule, 7 Airlie Tce Dundee

  • Father:

    Peter Yule, 7 Airlie Tce, Dundee

  • Siblings:
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More about John Low Yule

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

John Low Yule   5081   South African Scottish


Intimation was received yesterday that Private John Low Yule, of the South African Scottish, son of Mrs Yule, 7 Airlie Terrace, Dundee, was killed in action on 17th July.

Before he enlisted Private Yule was employed in a bank in Johannesburg.

Dundee Courier 10th August 1916

Information supplied by Gary Thomson, additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell

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