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World War 1 - Detailed information
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YORKE Stanley Gray
Porter, March - Killed in action 31 December 1916. Aged 20. Born, 29 September 1896, and resident Cambridge, Cambridgshire. Son of Charles and Laura Yorke, of 86, Sturton St., Cambridge. Formerly 8730, Army Cyclist Corps. Admitted to Barnwell Boys' School 1903. Joined Great Eastern Railway June 1911. Enlisted August 1915 at March. Buried in AGNY MILITARY CEMETERY, Pas de Calais, France. Plot/Row Section E. Grave 26. See also Cambridge Guildhall and also Cambridge St Matthew's
YOUELL Herbert Ernest
Clerk, Norwich (Thorpe) Goods - Private 14742, 11th Battalion, Royal Sussex Regiment. Killed in action 22 March 1918. Aged 26. Son of Harry Thomas and Minnie Youell of Station House, Cromer, Norfolk. Joined Great Eastern Railway June 1906. Enlisted March 1916 in Norwich. No known grave.Commemorated on POZIERES MEMORIAL, Somme, France. Panel 46 and 47. See also Cromer
YOUNG Charles William Cordeny
Clerk, Bishopsgate (Goods) - Private 531550, 1/15th (County of London) Battalion (Prince of Wales' Own Civil Service Rifles), London Regiment. Killed in action 2 September 1918. Aged 20. Resident Romford. Joined Great Eastern Railway February 1912. Enlisted June 1915 at Somerset House, London. In the 1911 census he was aged 13, born East Sheen, Surrey, at school, resident with his parents, William Henry and Emma Helen Young, at Mercury Gardens, Market Place, Romford, Essex. No known grave. Commemorated on VIS-EN-ARTOIS MEMORIAL, Pas de Calais, France. Panel 10.
YOUNGMAN Harry Thomas
Clerk, Stratford Goods - Lance Corporal C/7247, 11th Battalion, King's Royal Rifle Corps. Died of wounds 30 November 1917. Aged 26. Born Great Yarmouth, resident Runham. Brother of Mr Walter Youngman, of Reepham, Norfolk. Joined Great Eastern Railway July 1905. Enlisted October 1915 in Romford. In the 1911 census he was aged 19, born Gt. Yarmouth, a Railway Clerk, resident with his parents, Harry and Edith Youngman, and siblings, Walter and Gladys, at Railway Station, Reepham Norfolk. No known grave. Commemorated on CAMBRAI MEMORIAL, LOUVERVAL, Nord, France. Panel 9.

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