HOME     SITE MAP     CONTACT ME     
 
 

Heroes from World War I

In Remembrance of all these brave Yeo Descendants who paid the ultimate price, their lives, for our freedom
Name
Rank
D.O.D.
Year
Cemetery
Age
Regiment
Nat.
Identification
Branch
Yeo, Alfred E
Private
16-Dec
1917
Honnechy British Cemetery, Nord, France
Machine Gun Corps (Inf)
U.K.
s/o Alfred Edward Yeo & Emily Ginn, of Wandsworth
John Yeo & Ann Ellis of Werrington, Devon
Yeo, Arthur Frederick
Private
23-Aug
1918
Franvillers Communal Cemetery Extension, Somme, France
18
Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)
U.K.
s/o Arthur Henry and Margaret Ann Yeo, of 11, Planet St., Roath, Cardiff
Arthur Yeo, Bristol and Cardiff
Sergeant
9-Aug
1916
Calgary Union Cemetery, Alberta, Canada
22
Canadian Infantry (Western Ontario Regt.)
Can.
s/o Henry and Sarah Yeo, of 12, The Crescent, Wimbledon Park, London
Henry Yeo and Susannah Barrow, Swimbridge, Devon
Yeo, Arthur James
Private
14-Aug
1915
East Mudros Military Cemetery, Lemnos, Greece
Welsh Regiment
U.K.
Albert James Richard Yeo & Harriet Dean
Isaac Yeo & Ann Harvey, St Breward, Cornwall
Yeo, Arthur Thomas
Private
26-Oct
1917
Cement House Cemetery, Langemark-Poelkapelle, West-V., Belgium
28
London Regt (Royal Fusiliers)
U.K.
s/o Francis Yeo and Nellie E Yeo, of 44, Churton Street, Pimlico, London, born at Beaford, Devon
Thomas & Elizabeth Mason, Werrington, Devon
Yeo, Charles
Private
1-Nov
1915
Karachi 1914-1918 War Memorial, Pakistan Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
U.K.
s/o Elias Yeo & Esther Ann Williams, Cambourne, Cornwall
Thomas & Mary Elliot, Milton Damerel/Cambourne
Yeo, Claud
Chief Petty Officer
31-May
1916
Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon
38
Royal Navy
U.K.
Son of the late William& Mary Yeo (ne Wyatt), of Bridge St., Stratton, Cornwall
Philip Yeo and Margaret Bond, Stratton, Cornwall
Yeo, Claude
Private
20-Jul
1916
V.C. Corner, Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, NSW, Australia
Australian Infantry, A.I.F
Aus.
s/o George and Elizabeth Yeo, Native of Randwick, NSW, Australia
James Yeo and Elizabeth Shapland, Swimbridge, Devon
Yeo, David John
Private
4-Nov
1918
Vis-En-Artois, Pas de Calais, France
Welsh Regiment
U.K.
s/o James Henry and Lydia Yeo
John Yeo and Elizabeth Punchard, Atherington
Yeo, Edward
Private
3-Sep
1916
Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France
20
The King's (Liverpool Regiment)
U.K.
s/o John Edward and Emma, of 14, Wavertree Nook Road, Wavertree, Liverpool
Frances Yeo and Lucy Young, Launceston, Cornwall
Second Lieutenant
7-Oct
1916
Heilly Station Cemetery, Mericourt-L'Abbe, Somme, France
24
Machine Gun Corps (Inf)
U.K.
Son of Henry and Sarah Yeo of 12, The Crescent, Wimbledon Park, Wimbledon, London
Henry Yeo and Susannah Barrow, Swimbridge, Devon
Yeo, Frederick George
Second Lieutenant
27-Oct
1916
Maroc British Cemetery, Nord, France
23
Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)
U.K.
s/o Frederic and Mary Catherine Yeo, of 5, Como Rd, Forest Hill, London, native of Bermondsey, London
Daniel Yeo & Barbara of Lyneham, Wilts
Yeo, Frederick George
Pioneer
16-Jul
1918
Mont Huon Military Cemetery, Le Treport, Seine-Maritime, France
20
Royal Engineers
U.K.
s/o Rose of 26, Princes Street, Mile End, Portsmouth
Philip Yeo and Margaret Bonet, Stratton, Cornwall
Yeo, George
Private
4-Oct
1918
City of London, Cemetery, Essex
45
Army Service Corps
U.K.
husband of E.M. Yeo, of 65, Rouel Rd, Spa Rd, Bermondsey, London
Robert Yeo and Elizabeth Jordain, South Tawton
Yeo, George Alfred
Serjeant
14-Sep
1914
Memorial, La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre, Seine-et-Marne, France
29
The King's (Liverpool Regiment)
U.K.
Husband of Elizabeth Yeo, of 25, St George's Hill, Everton
John Yeo and Elizabeth Punchard, Atherington
Yeo, George Elmer
Private
20-Nov
1917
Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
Canadian Machine Gun Corps
Can.
Son of Thomas and Louisa Yeo, of Prince Edward Island
Robert Yeo and Rose Cory, Stratton
Yeo, George Henry
Private
24-Nov
1918
City of London and Tower Hamlets Cemetery, London
21
Royal Fusiliers
U.K.
Son of George Henry and Ellen Yeo, of 26, Milton Road, Old Ford, London
William Joseph Spry Yeo and Elizabeth Nicholson
Yeo, Henry
Private
14-May
1918
St Sever Cemetery Extension, Rouen, Seine-Maritime, France
Northamptonshire Regiment
U.K.
son of John Thomas Yeo & Eliza Whiffen. b. Southwark, Surrey, residence Long Acre Surrey
Robert Yeo & Elizabeth Westaway, South Tawton, Plymouth, London
Yeo, H
Private
14-Feb
1917
La Neuville Communal Cemetery, Corbie, Somme, France
24
Welsh Regiment
U.K.
Son of George Yeo and Alice Dimond, of Spreyton, Bow, Devon
Robert Yeo and Joanna Arscott, South Tawton, Devon
Second Lieutenant
24-Aug
1917
Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
20
Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
U.K.
Son of Harry Treble and Annie Marie (nee Cater) Yeo, of 5, Princes St, Bude, Cornwall
Philip Yeo and Margaret Bonet, Stratton, Cornwall
Yeo, Harry Henry
Driver
26-Aug
1914
La Ferte-Sous-Jouarre Memorial, Seine-et-Marne, France
23
Royal Field Artillery
U.K.
Son of Alfred and Alice Yeo, of 32, Burleigh R.D., Copnor, Portsmouth
Philip Yeo and Margaret Bonet, Stratton, Cornwall
Yeo, Harry Samuel
Serjeant
15-Sep
1916
Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France
23
London Regt (City of London Rifles)
U.K.
Son of Mrs Emma Louisa Yeo, of 62, Clarendon Gardens, Ilford, Essex
John Charles Punchon Yeo and Amelia Wallace, Plymouth, Devon
Yeo, Herbert Jackson
Private
9-Oct
1917
Passchendaele New British Cemetery, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
39
Australian Infantry, A.I.F
Aus.
Son of Alfred Yeo & Louisa Jackson, grandson of James Yeo & Betsey Laramy
John Yeo and Elizabeth Punchard, Atherington
Yeo, Horace Willard
Private
20-Sep
1916
Vimy Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
18
Canadian Infantry (Quebec Regt.)
Can.
Son of John E Yeo, of Northam, Prince Edward Island, and the late Mary Jane McKay Yeo
Robert Yeo and Rose Cory, Stratton
Yeo, James
Private
30-Apr
1915
Helles Memorial, Turkey
Worcestershire Regiment
U.K.
B. Ottawa, Canada, enlisted London
Yeo, James Frederick Jesse
Second Lieutenant
1-Aug
1917
Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Ieper, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
22
Highland Light Infantry
U.K.
Son of James Yeo, of 15, Broadway, West Norwood, London
Daniel Yeo and Elizabeth Townsend, Lyneham, Wilts
Yeo, John
Private
11-Mar
1915
Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
Devonshire Regiment
U.K.
b. Exeter
Yeo, John
Private
7-Oct
1916
Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France
Royal Fusiliers
U.K.
b. Southall
Yeo, John
Petty Officer
13-May
1915
Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon
Royal Navy
U.K.
s/o John and Lizzie Yeo, of Exmouth, husband of Mabel Yeo, of 26, Rosebery Road, Exmouth
William Yeo and Margaret Bendle, Swimbridge, Devon
Leading Seaman
31-May
1916
Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon
21
Royal Navy
U.K.
Son of Henry and Alice M. M. Yeo, of Gappah, Chudleigh, Devon
Robert Yeo and Joanna Arscott, South Tawton, Devon
Yeo, John James
Private
3-May
1916
Berles-Au-Bois Churchyard Extension, Pas de Calais
23
Royal Fusiliers
U.K.
Son of James and Jessie M E Yeo, of 15, The Broadway, West Norwood, London
Daniel Yeo and Elizabeth Townsend, Lyneham, Wilts
Yeo, John Louis
Stoker 1st Class
31-May
1916
Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon
20
Royal Navy
U.K.
Son of John and Mabel Yeo, of 26, Roseberry Rd, Exmouth, Devon
William Yeo and Margaret Bendle, Swimbridge, Devon
Yeo, John William
Private
31-Aug
1918
Vis-En-Artois British Cemetery, Haucourt, Pas de Calais, France
28
Yorkshire Regiment
U.K.
Son of Thomas and Elizabeth Ann Yeo, of 9, Thomas St, Monkwearmouth, Sunderland; husband of Margaret Hebron, (formerly Yeo), of 11, Victoria Terracem Old Penshaw, Philadelphia, Co. Durham
Thomas & Joan Dennis, Atherington, Devon
Yeo, Leslie Farquhar
Lieutenant
10-Mar
1915
Bethune Town Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
21
North Staffordshire Regiment
U.K.
Son of Hlen Margaret Pearson (formerly Yeo), of 23, Kingston Hill, Norbiton, Surrey, and the late Thomas Webber Yeo. Born at West Hampstead, London

Philip Yeo and Margaret Bonet, Stratton, Cornwall (Richard & Susannah Spry)

Private
25-May
1917
Shorncliffe Military Cemetery, Kent
18
Canadian Reserve Cavalry Regt
Can.
Thomas & Susan Jenney of St Thomas, Canada
James Yeo and Elizabeth Braund, Milton Damerel, Devon
Yeo, Louis Harvey
Private
12-Apr
1917
Etaples Military Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
31
Canadian Infantry (Manitoba Regt.)
Can.
Son of Rebecca and the late Richard Yeo, of 400, Indian Rd., Toronto
Robert Yeo and Joanna Arscott, South Tawton, Devon
Yeo, Reginald Alfred
Serjeant
26-May
1915
Le Touret Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
23
London Regiment
U.K.
Son of Alfred and Emmelin Yeo, of Holsworthy, Devon
Benjamin Yeo and Mary Wade, Bradworthy, Devon
Yeo, Robert
Private
22-Aug
1916
Vermelles British Cemetery, Pas de Calais, France
22
Devonshire Regiment
U.K.
Son of Mr W J Yeo, of 13, Trinity Street, Barnstaple
Henry Yeo and Susannah Barrow, Swimbridge, Devon
Yeo, Samuel
Rifleman
25-Sep
1918
Vis-En-Artois Memorial, Pas de Calais, France
King's Royal Rifle Corps
U.K.
b. St Veep, Cornwall Samuel Yeo & Elizabeth John, Liskeard area (Philip & Margaret Bonet)
Yeo, Sidney
Corporal
23-Jul
1916
Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France
23
East Surrey Regiment
U.K.
Son of Arthur Jacob Yeo & Susannah Yeo, husband of Ethel S Reitz (formerly Yeo, nee Cowley), of 37, Winchester Road, Lower Edmonton, London
Daniel Yeo & Barbara of Lyneham, Wilts
Yeo, Sydney Thomas
Lance Corporal
19-Sep
1916
St Sever Cemeterym Rouenm Seine-Maritime, France
27
London Regiment
U.K.
Son of Mr T. J. and Mrs L. S. Yeo, of 85, Tuam Road, Plumstead, London
Robert Yeo and Rose Cory, Stratton
Yeo, Thomas
Rifleman
15-Aug
1916
Thiepval Memorial, Somme, France
23
King's Royal Rifle Corps
U.K.
Son of John and Mary Ann Yeo (stepmother), of 33, The Grange, Bermondsey, London
Robert Yeo and Elizabeth Jordain, South Tawton
Yeo, Thomas Burton
Private
30-Aug
1918
Hem Farm Military Cemeterym Hem-Monacu, Somme, France
19
The Queen's (Royal West Surrey Regt.)
U.K.
Son of Richard and Elsie Yeo, of 4, Holly Cottage, Washford Lane, Meole Brace, Shrewsbury
Philip Yeo and Margaret Bonet, Stratton, Cornwall
Yeo, Thomas David
Private
1-May
1916
Basra Memorial, Iraq
20
Wiltshire Regiment
U.K.
Buried at sea, Son of the late George Abraham Yeo of Swindon, Wilts
Daniel Yeo & Barbara of Lyneham, Wilts
Yeo, William
Sapper
31-Dec
1918
Amara War Cemetery, Iraq
Royal Engineers
U.K.
Yeo, William
Driver
21-Oct
1916
Grove Town Cemetery, Meaulte, Somme, France
Royal Field Artillery
U.K.
Yeo, William Allin
Private
18-Sep
1918
Trefcon British Cemetery, Caulaincourt, Aisne, France
19
Durham Light Infantry
U.K.
Son of Thomas and Mary Elizabeth Yeo, of North Hole Farm, Little Torrington, Devon. Born at Great Torrington
Philip Yeo and Margaret Bonet, Stratton, Cornwall
Yeo, Wesley Charles
Private
9-Jul
1916
Merville Communal Cemeterym Nord, France
19
Duke of Cornwall's Light Infantry
U.K.
Son of Samuel and Jane Yeo, of Kymsland, Blowing House, Bodmin
Philip Yeo and Margaret Bonet, Stratton, Cornwall
Leading Stoker
28-Jun
1919
Plymouth (Weston Mill) Cemetery, Devon
24
Royal Navy
U.K.
Son of William and Emma (nee Alderman) Yeo, of Clay Lane, Fishbourne, Chichester
William & Betty (nee Goldsworthy) Yeo of Bampton, Devon
Yeo, William James
Stoker 1st Class
16-Jul
1918
Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon
31
Royal Navy
U.K.
Son of John and Elizabeth Yeo, of Park Gate, Dunsford, Exeter, Devon, husband of Margaret Ann Yeo, of 26, William St. Swansea
Robert Yeo and Joanna Arscott, South Tawton, Devon
Yeo, William Richard
Shoeing and Carriage Smith
4-May
1917
Savona Memorial, Italy
Royal Engineers
U.K.
Son of James Yeo & Mary Augar of Pilton, Barnstaple, Devon.
Henry Yeo and Susannah Burrow, Swimbridge
  26-Sep 1915 Loos   8th Bn., Queen's Own (Royal West Kent Regiment)   Son of Samuel and Elizabeth Yews, of 1, Cross St., Ystrad (Rhondda), Glamorgan John and Elizabeth Richards - Washfield
Yeo, William Wallace
Private
26-Oct
1917
Tyne Cot Memorial, Zonnebeke, West-Vlaanderen, Belgium
24
Royal Marine Light Infantry
U.K.
Son of the late Thomas and Elizabeth Ann Yeo, of 8, Victoria St., Okehampton, London
John Yeo and Elizabeth Punchard, Atherington

 

If anyone can fill in the gaps or has anymore to add I would really appreciate receiving these. I felt it was important to honour the many Yeos who lost their lives for our freedom..

 

Back to top

 
  © 2003-6 Sheila Yeo | For more information on the Yeo family and the research contained in this site email sheila@yeosociety.com or call me on +44 (0)1626 360978