Born: 1877, Spittlegate, Lincoln, Lincolnshire.

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

Enlistment Location: Ipswich.


Rank: Sergeant; Service Number: 201168

Regiment: Suffolk Regiment, 4th Battalion.


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, 7, born Lincoln.

Charles, 5, born Lincoln.

John William, 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, 19, a Brickmaker.

Lucy, 17.

Charles, 15, a Skinner.

John, 10.

Joseph, 8, born Ipswich.

Albert, 4, born Grantham, Lincolnshire.

Charlotte, 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.


In 1906 at Shoeburyness, Essex, George Samson Yule married Eliza Ruth Simon, born 1885, Shoeburyness, Essex. They had 4 children:

Lucy Eliza Yule, born 1907, Shoeburyness.

Ruth Yule, born 1909, Shoeburyness.

Joseph George Yule, born 1911, Ipswich

Charlotte Louise Yule, born 1913, Ipswich.


Soldiers’ Effects to Eliza R. Yule – widow.


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



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