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Heroes from World War I 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, Arthur Thomas
Pilot Officer
22-Jul
1942
Amersfoot (Old Leusden) General Cemetery, Utrecht, Netherlands
24
Royal Air Force
U.K.
s/o Thomas and Annie Yeo, of Waddon, Croydon, Surrey
Daniel Yeo & Barbara of Lyneham, Wilts
Yeo, Cecil James
Lieutenant Colonel
2-Jul
1942
Radlett, Aldenham, Herts
44
East Surrey Regiment
U.K.
s/o James and Edith Florence John and Elizabeth Punchard, Atherington
Yeo, Charles Ernest
Flying Officer
12-Jan
1944
Malta Memorial, Malta
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
U.K.
Born 1907, Camberwell, London
Yeo, Charles Henry
Civilian
13-Nov
1940
Metropolitan Borough of Lambethm Section of the Civilian War Dead Register
71
Civilian War Dead
U.K.
of 135, Heath Road, Husband of Elizabeth Caroline Yeo. Injured 12 Nov. 1940, at the Granada Theatrem Wandsworth Road John Charles Punchon Yeo and Amelia Wallace, Plymouth, Devon
Yeo, Charles Henry
Private
4-Oct
1942
Port Moresby (Bomana) War Cemetery, Papua New Guinea
30
Australian Infantry
Aus.
Son of Tom Douglas Yeo and Eliza Susan Yeo, of Perth, Western Australia Humphrey Yeo and Phillipa, Launceston, Cornwall
Yeo, Cyril
Able Seaman
31-Jan
1945
Bari War Cemetery, Italy
32
Royal Navy
U.K.
s/o Bernard H and Ada Yeo, of Haslemere, Surrey, husband of Ingrid Yeo of Haslemere Philip Yeo and Margaret Bonet, Stratton, Cornwall
Yeo, Daniel
Warrant Officer Class II
6-Jun
1944
Beny-Sur-Mert, Canadian War Cemertery, Reviers, Calvados, France
Regina Rifle Regiment, R.C.I.C.
Can.
s/o John Thomas Yeo & Ann Elizabeth Vincent of Prince Edward Island. Thomas & Sarah McIntyre, Prince Edward Island
Yeo, Donald
Ordinary Seaman
2-Dec
1940
Chatham Naval memorial, Kent
21
Royal Navy
U.K.
s/o Henry Spencer Yeo and Eva Yeo, of Wrexham, Denbighshire Philip Yeo and Margaret Bonet, Stratton, Cornwall
Yeo, Douglas Henry
Sergeant
23-Jul
1942
Memorial, Runnymeade, Surrey
21
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
U.K.

s/o Albert J and Violet F of Neath, Glamorgan Grandson of William & Mary (ne Vanstone) Yeo

Henry Yeo and Susannah Barrow, Swimbridge, Devon
Yeo, Frederick Charles
Trooper
24-Jun
1944
Bayeaux Memorial, Calvados, France
26
Reconnaissance Corps, R.A.C.
U.K.
s/o Charles and Agnes Yeo (ne Pond) husband of Dorothy Marie Yeo, of Clapton, London Robert Yeo and Joanna Arscott, South Tawton, Devon
Yeo, Frederick George William
Driver
21-Sep
1944
Bergen-Op-Zoom War Cemetery, Noord-Brabant, Netherlands
19
Royal Army Service Corps
U.K.
s/o Ernest Joseph Wilson Yeo and Caroline Elizabeth Amelia Yeo, of Horfield, Bristol Joseph & Lucy Butler, Bedminster & Bristol
Yeo, George Norman
Serjeant
10-Jun
1945
Madras War Cemetery, Chennai, India
29
Royal Artillery
U.K.
Son of Albert and Blanche E Yeo, of Okehampton, Devon Robert Yeo and Joanna Arscott, South Tawton, Devon
Yeo, George W
Private
26-Feb
1945
Groesbeek Canadian War Cemetery, Gelderland, Netherlands
23
Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders of Canada (Princess Louise's), R.C.I.C.
Can.
Son of Charles P and Pearl Yeo, of Three Rivers, Province of Quebec
Yeo, Gordon Arthur
Sergeant
17-May
1943
Bergen General Cemetery, Noord-Holland, Netherlands
20
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
U.K.
Son of Arthur and Ada Yeo, of Barry Dock, Glamorgan
Yeo, Howard Garfield
Flight Sergeant
25-Jun
1943
Watford Cemetery, Hertfordshire
22
Royal Australian Air Force
Aus.
Son of Richard James Garfield Yeo and Elizabeth Ellen Yeo, of Ascot Vale, Victoria, Australia Robert Yeo and Joanna Arscott, South Tawton, Devon
Yeo, John Lenus
Sergeant
11-Nov
1941
Upper Heyford Cemetery, Oxford, England
19
Royal Canadian Air Force
Can.
Son of Lenus Egbert and Maude Caroline Yeo, of Winnipeg, Manitoba, Canada William and Margery Rowell, Holsworthy, Devon
Yeo, John Maurice MacFarlene
Captain
22-Oct
1944
Geel War Cemeterym Geel, Antwerpen, Belgium
28
Royal Armoured Corps
U.K.
Son of Lt-Col. Moritz Rodwell Yeo and Flora Irma Yeo, of Bridport, Dorset Robert Yeo and Joanna Arscott, South Tawton, Devon
Yeo, John Robert
Gunner
13-Feb
1945
Milsweek War Cemetery, Limburg, Netherlands
24
Royal Artillery
U.K.
Son of John and Mary Yeo, husband of Alice Mary Yeo, of Peckham, London Robert Yeo & Elizabeth Jordain, South Tawton
Yeo, Lorne Edgar
Pilot Officer
16-Mar
1944
Durnbach War Cemetery, Bayern, Germany
21
Royal Canadian Air Force
Can.
Son of Richard John and Bertha May, of Bowmanville, Ontario, Canada Richard Yeo and Rosina Victor, Blisland, Cornwall
Yeo, Louis John
Sergeant
8-Apr
1943
Rheinberg War Cemetery, Germany
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
U.K.
Yeo, Matthew Barnabus
First Radio Officer
29-Oct
1942
Tower Hill Memorial
32
Merchant Navy
U.K.
Son of Herbert Matthew and Maud Yeo, husband of Leonora Alice Yeo, of St James, Exeter Benjamin Yeo and Mary Wade, Bradworthy, Devon
Yeo, Michael Thomas Russell
Sub-Lieutenant
17-Jul
1943
Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon
23
Royal Navy
U.K.
Son of Frank Russell Yeo, and of Evelyn Mary Yeo, of Thurlestone, Devon Benjamin Yeo and Mary Wade, Bradworthy, Devon
Yeo, Minnie Ada
Civilian
1-Dec
1944
Municipal Borough of Leyton, Section of the Civilian War Dead Register
52
Civilian War Dead
U.K.
of 31, Tyndall Road, Daughter of Mrs Sivain, wife of William Yeo, at 31 Tyndall Road
Yeo, Ronald Bernard
Signalman
28-Jul
1943
Kanchanaburi War Cemetery, Thailand
23
Royal Corps of Signals
U.K.
Son of Bernard and Elizabeth Yeo, grandson of Mrs F Yeo, of North Greenford, Middlesex Robert Yeo and Joanna Arscott, South Tawton, Devon
Yeo, Samuel George Edward
Private
15-Dec
1944
Argenta Gap War Cemeterym Italy
Cape Breton Highlanders, R.C.I.C
Can.
Son of Harold and Maude Yeo, of Havelock, Ontario, Canada James Yeo and Elizabeth Braund, Milton Damerel, Devon
Yeo, Thomas Cyril
Able Seaman
29-May
1941
Portsmouth Naval Memorial, Hants
22
Royal Navy
U.K.
Son of John Coome Yeo and Rose Ellen Yeo, of Farnborough, Hampshire Chammond Yeo and Margery Sharshell, Stratton, Cornwall
Yeo, Thomas, Gordon
Marine
18-Jul
1945
Ambon War Cemetery, Indonesia
24
Royal Marines
U.K.
Son of Ernest Bickerton Yeo and Kathleen Caroline Yeo, of Islington, London
Yeo, Timothy
Sapper
25-Feb
1946
Leytonstone, (St Patrick's) Roman Catholic Cemetery, Essex
42
Royal Engineers
U.K.
Son of Thomas William and Mary Yeo (ne O'Connell) , of Kennington, London Daniel Yeo & Barbara of Lyneham, Wilts
Yeo, Vincent K
Sergeant
6-May
1945
Newcastle-Upon-Tyne Cemetery, Northumberland
22
Union Defence Forces
S.Af.
Son of Percival W Yeo and Evelyn C Yeo, of Pretoria, Transvaal, South Africa Henry Yeo and Ann Marie, Wincanton/Frome
Yeo, William Charles
Private
1-Mar
1946
Rettendon (All Saints) Churchyeard, Essex
31
Oxford. and Bucks Light Infantry
U.K.
Son of William Charles and Frances Mary Yeo, husband of Elizabeth Yeo of Battlesbridge Robert Yeo and Elizabeth Jordain, South Tawton
Yeo, William David
Captain
26-Nov
1941
Tobruk War Cemetery, Libya
24
Royal Tank Regiment, R.A.C.
U.K.
Son of Colonel Herbert James Yeo and Dorothy Yeo, husband of Joyce Muriel Edith Yeo, of Brighton, Sussex William Yeo and Margaret Bendle, Swimbridge, Devon
Yeo, William George
Leading Aircraftman
22-Aug
1941
Wallasey (Rake Lane) Cemetery, Cheshire
31
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
U.K.
Son of George Knowlson Yeo and Emma Mary Yeo, of Wallasey, husband of Monica Mary Yeo, of Liscard, Wallasey Frances Yeo and Lucy Young, Launceston, Cornwall
Yeo, William Hector John
Flying Officer
24-Aug
1943
Runnymede Memorial, Surrey
21
Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve
U.K.
Son of Ernest Joseph Wilson Yeo and Caroline Yeo, of Bristol, husband of Winifred May Yeo of Bristol Joseph Yeo & Lucy Butler, Bedminster & Bristol
Yeo, William James
Stoker 2nd Class
12-Feb
1944
Plymouth Naval Memorial, Devon
39
Royal Navy
U.K.
Husband of Rosina Yeo, of Okehampton, Devon John Yeo and Elizabeth Punchard, Atherington
Yeo, William Stanley
Private
7-Aug
1943
Catania War Cemetery, Sicily, Italy
23
Durham Light Infantry
U.K.
Son of Fred and Harriet Louisa Yeo, of Elburton, Devon Samuel Yeo & Elizabeth John, Liskeard area (Philip & Margaret Bonet)

 

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..

 

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