James Yearsley abt 1898-1916 Army

Private James Yearsley (1035), born Denton, Lancashire, England. Welsh Guards, 2nd Company, 1st Battalion (formerly Grenadier Guards (23216). Died of wounds, 11 September 1916, aged 18, France & Flanders (Western European Theater). Enlisted in Hyde, Cheshire, England. Son of Alfred William and Elizabeth Yearsley (5 Lyndhurst Avenue, Denton, Manchester. Commonwealth War Grave, Corbie Communal Cemetery Extension, France. Plot 2, Row C. Grave 114. Earned Victory, British and 1915 Star medals.