William Yule

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment: 09.12.1915
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 203075
  • Rank: Private
  • Service Occupation:
  • Awards:
  • Regiment/Service: Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders
  • Unit/Ship: 2nd Battalion
  • Place of Death: Belgium
  • Age at Death: 42
  • Date of Death: 23.11.1917
  • Burial Country: Belgium
  • Cemetery: Tyne Cot Memorial
  • Grave/Mem Ref no: Panel 141 to 143 & 162

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth: 25.12.1874
  • Place of Birth: Dundee
  • Address: 14 Cotton Rd, Dundee
  • Occupation: Baker
  • Mother:

    Jane Duncan

  • Father:

    Thomas Yule

  • Siblings:


  • Spouse:

    Robina Sydie, 14 Cotton Rd, Dundee

  • Children:

    Christina, born 18.09.1902, James, born 08.06.1904, Helen, born 11.09.1905, George, born 22.08.1907, William, born 22.06.1909 David, born 29.03.1911, Ruby/Robina, born 11.01.1913 & Margaret, born 15.12.1914.

More about William Yule

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

William Yule   203075  Argyll & Sutherland Highlanders

YULE—Killed in action on 23rd November, Private William Yule, A. and S. Highlanders, beloved husband of Robina Sydie, 14 Cotton Road, and grandson of the late Mrs Duncan, of 17 McGill Street, Dundee.

Dundee Peoples Journal 22nd December 1917

Additional information very kindly supplied by Irene Phillips

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