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BRIGHTON WAR MEMORIAL (1914-1921)
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YAPP

Frederick Thomas

Leading Stoker K/1672, H.M.S. ‘Europa’, Royal Navy. Aegean Base Units. Died of disease on Lemnos on the 6th December 1918. Aged 29. Son of Peter & Esther Yapp. Husband of Mrs Ruth Yapp who re-married, of 47, Argyle Road, Brighton. Born in Worcester. Mentioned in despatches. Not in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in East Mudros Military Cemetery, Lemnos. GR.10.

YATES

John Edward

Corporal 215, 15th Battalion, Australian Infantry (Queensland). 4th Brigade. 4th Australian Division. Killed in action at Bullecourt 11th April 1917. Aged 24. Son of Edward & Jemima Yates. Husband of Mrs D.Yates, who later re married, of 36, Duke Street, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Corporals. Commemorated on the Villers Bretonneaux Memorial MR.26.

YATES

Thomas William

Private G/92937, 4th Battalion, Royal Fusiliers. 3rd Regular Division. Killed in action 24th August 1918. Aged 19. Son of Thomas William & Caroline Yates of Brighton. Husband of Dorothy Yates who re-married, of 11, William Street, Brighton. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Bronfay Farm Military Cemetery. F.329.

YATES

William Grandage

Second Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Manchester Regiment. Lahore Division. Indian Army. Mesopotamia. Killed in action 9th January 1917. Aged 19. Son of Mr & Mrs T.J. Yates of 8, Montpellier Crescent, Brighton. Educated at Christ’s Hospital and Sandhurst. Listed in St. Johns Church Preston Park and in St. Peters Memorial Book under 2/Lts. Born Timperley. Buried in Amara War Cemetery, Iraq. Iraq. 5.

YEATES

James

Private 10550, 1st Battalion, Kings Liverpool Regiment. 2nd Regular Division. Killed in action on the Aisne near Moussy 19th September 1914. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Regular Soldier. Commemorated on The Ferte Sous Jouarre Memorial. MR.15.

YEATES

Joseph Henry

Sapper 404956, 4th Field Company. Canadian Engineers. 2nd Canadian Division. Killed in action at Vimy 1st April 1917. Aged 29. Husband of Mrs Emma Elizabeth Yeates of 44, Upper Park Place, Brighton. Not included in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Ecoivres Military Cemetery F.68.

YOUDALE

Harold William

Officers Steward L/3820, H.M. Submarine ‘K 4’, Royal Navy. Grand Fleet. Lost when the Submarine was in collision with ‘K 14’ in the North Sea on the 31st January 1918. Aged 24. Son of William & Anne Youdale of 29, Beaconsfield Road, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Royal Navy unknown ranks. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea. MR.3

YOUNG

Alfred [William]

Sapper 892, 2nd Home Counties Field Company, Royal Engineers. Died of wounds at St. Omer 23rd April 1915. Aged 31. Son of Richard Henry & Jane Helen Young of Hove. Husband of Mary Jane Young of 87, Clarendon Road, Hove. Also listed on Hove War Memorial. Born in Brighton and enlisted in Eastbourne. Listed on Royal Engineers Memorial St. Albans Parish Church, Coombe Road. Not listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Longuenesse Souvenir Cemetery, St. Omer. F.134.

YOUNG

George Arnold

Lieutenant, 50th Brigade. Royal Field Artillery. 9th Scottish Division. Killed in action in The Ypres Salient 4th October 1917. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under unknown Ranks (George Arnold Young). Commemorated on The Tyne Cot Memorial, Belgium. MR.30.

YOUNG

George Cooper

Second Lieutenant, No 5 Artillery Observation Squadron, Royal Flying Corps. Killed in action 17th March 1918 flying R.E.8 aircraft over the Front attached to the Canadian Corps. Aged 21. Son of Abel & Sarah Anne Young of 28, Matlock Road, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lieutenants. Buried in Aubigny Communal Cemetery Extension. F.95.

YOUNG, MC

Robert Percival

Lieutenant, 1/4th Battalion The Royal Sussex Regiment. 53rd Welsh Division. Killed in action in Palestine 17th December 1917. Aged 27. Son of The Rev. Arthur Frederick & Mrs Alice Maude Young, of St. Lukes Vicarage, Queens Park, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Lieutenants. Buried in Jerusalem War Cemetery, Palestine. Pal. 3.

YOUNG

Thomas Henry

Private 32929, 9th Battalion, Royal Norfolk Regiment. 6th Regular Division. Wounded during the German Spring offensives and died in military Hospital at Rouen 1st April. 1918. Born and enlisted in Brighton. Next of kin, Brighton. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book and on St. Martins Parish Church Memorial Buried in St. Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen F.146.

YOUNG

Walter

Private 455478, 21st Battalion, Canadian Infantry (Eastern Ontario Regiment). 4th Brigade. 2nd Canadian Division. Killed in action near Willerval 14th December 1917. Aged 22. Son of John & Ellen Young of 112 Springfield Road, Brighton. Husband of Rosemary Young who remarried and later lived in Buffalo, United States of America. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book. Buried in Beehive Cemetery, Willerval. F.778

YOUNG

William

Petty Officer 2nd Class 192639, H.M.S. ‘Good Hope’, Royal Navy. South Atlantic Squadron. Lost with the Armoured Cruiser at The Battle of The Coronel Islands off the coast of Chile 1st November 1914. Aged 33. Son of Jack & Mary Young of Brighton. Husband of Mrs. J.E. Young of 43, Argyle Road, Brighton. Reservist. Listed in St. Peters Memorial Book under Petty Officers, Royal Navy. Commemorated on The Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Southsea Mr.3.

Last update 25 May, 2008

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