|Place of birth||Balaclava, Victoria|
|True Name||YENDLE, Roy Reginald George|
|School||Brighton Road State School, St Kilda, Victoria|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||165 Barkly Street, Carlton, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||18|
|Next of kin||Father, A Yendle, Chusan Street, St Kilda, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||7th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/24/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||59th Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Fleurbaix, France|
|Age at death||16.11|
|Age at death from cemetery records||16|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner, Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Alfred and Matilda YENDLE|
|Family/military connections||Brother: 2741 Pte Albert Charles William YENDLE, 58th Bn, killed in action, Polygon Wood, Belgium, 27 September 1917.|
Mother, Matilde Yendle, wrote, 19 June 1915: 'I freely give my consent should George pass for him to serve his King & country. His elder Brother's (sic) are at present serving on the sea. May God bless & protect one & all is day & night the prayer'.
Mother wrote, 24 June 1915, 'The signature underneath is George's Father's his eyesight is bad so please excuse it. He does not in any way surport (sic) me nor my little ones it is my dear boy who surports (sic) me & God bless him he thinks that if he enlists he will be serving his King & country & also providing for me.'
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Joined 7th Bn, Sarpi Camp, Lemnos, 20 November 1915.
Disembarked Alexandria, 7 January 1916 (general Gallipoli evacuation).
Transferred to, and taken on strength of, 59th Bn, Tel el Kebir, 24 February 1916.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 18 June 1916;disembarked Marseilles, France, 29 June 1916.
Reported missing, 19 July 1916.
Personal file (p. 3) notes: 'Presumed buried in No Man's Land approx at 5J90-43 to 5K.0.2.5.1'.
Court of Enquiry, held in the field, 29 August 1917, determined fate as 'killed in action, 19 July 1916'.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory MedalBase Records wrote to father, 1 September 1920, '... it is proposed to hand over the war medals, etc., of the former [2698 G. YENDLE] to his mother, and those of the latter [2741 A.C.W. YENDLE] to yourself.'
|Miscellaneous details||Father's subsequent address: 95 High Street, Armadale, Victoria; Attestation Form marked 'Reports to Mother, Matilda Yendle, 175 Berkley St, Carlton'.|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, YENDLE George|