Image courtesy of Melissa Parsley.

Born: 1877, Spittlegate, Lincoln, Lincolnshire.

Died: 30th March 1918; age 39; Died of Wounds.

Residence: 178, Rose Hill Road, Ipswich.

Occupation: a Plough Shear Maker for Ransomes Sims & Jefferies, Orwell Works, Ipswich.

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 201168

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.

Formerly Acting Sergeant, 3718, Suffolk Regiment.


Medals Awarded: Victory & British War.


Grave Reference:

I. D. 8.

Namps-au-Vol British Cemetery,




Relatives Notified & Address: Son of James & Mary Yule; husband of Eliza Ruth Yule of 178, Rose Hill Road, Ipswich.




1881   17, Wycks Bishop Street, Ipswich.


George was 3 years old, he was living with his parents & siblings.

James Yule, 35, a Boiler Maker, born Lincoln, Lincolnshire.

Mary Ann Hall Yule (nee Foster), 29, born Lincoln, Lincolnshire.

Lucy Yule, 7, born Lincoln.

Charles Yule, 5, born Lincoln.

John William Yule, 8 months, Ipswich.


1891   Spittlegate, Lincolnshire.


George was 13 years old, he was an Errand Boy and living with his parents & siblings.

James Yule, 43, a Boiler Maker.

Mary Yule, 38.

James Yule, 19, a Brickmaker, born Spittlegate, Lincoln – died 1897, Ipswich.

Lucy, 17.

Charles, 15, a Skinner.

John, 10.

Joseph Yule, 8, born Ipswich.

Albert Yule, 4, born Grantham, Lincolnshire.

Charlotte Yule, 1, born Grantham, Lincolnshire.


1901   Shoeburyness Barracks, Essex.


George was 23 years old and a Soldier with the Royal Garrison Artillery.


1911   41, York Road, Ipswich.


George was 32 years old, a Plough Shear Maker at an Iron Foundry. He was married and head of the household.

Eliza, 26.

Lucy, 4.

Ruth, 2.

On the 14th April 1906, at Shoeburyness, Essex, 26 year old George Samson Yule, a Gunner for the Royal Artillery, of The Garrison, married 21 year old Eliza Ruth Simons, of 3, Smith Street, Shoeburyness, born November 1884, Shoeburyness, Essex – daughter of James Simons & Eliza Simons (nee Goforth).

They had 4 children:

Lucy Eliza Yule, born February 1907, Shoeburyness.

Ruth Yule, born November 1908, Shoeburyness.

Joseph George Yule, born October 1911, Ipswich

Charlotte Louise Yule, born February 1913, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Eliza R. Yule – widow.


 George is also remembered on the Orwell Works Memorial Ransomes Sims & Jefferies, Ipswich.


 Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion

Suffolk Regiment Battalion movements


Friends of The Suffolk Regiment


One Comment

  • Nice to find this post. Eliza and George were my grandparents on my mothers side. I believe Eliza died the year I was born, 1944, so I never met her either. Nice to see different photos of them


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