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Robert Oliver YULE

Regimental number2457
Place of birthRichmond, Victoria
SchoolRichmond Central State School, Victoria
AddressTraralgon South, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation36
Next of kinFather, William Yule, 31 Gipps Street, Richmond, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on 29 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 14 April 1918
Place of death or woundingAmiens, France
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialSt Pierre Cemetery (Plot X, Row B, Grave No. 5), Amiens, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Elizabeth YULE. Native of Richmond, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: Captain John Smythe YULE MC, Australian Army Medical Corps, returned to Australia, 23 June 1919; Brother: 32553 Gunner Oliver Marcus YULE, 1st Divisional Artillery Headquarters, returned to Australia, 20 June 1919.
Other details

War service: taken on strength, 22nd Bn, Tel el Kebir, Egypt, 8 January 1916.

Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 19 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 26 March 1916.

To hospital, sick (deafness), 13 October 1916; to convalescent camp, Boulogne, 1 december 1916; rejoined unit, 25 February 1916.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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