Royal Horse Artillery

Alfred Yearsley d. 1917 Army

Gunner Alfred Yearsley (805343) born Chesterton, Staffordshire, England. "D" Bty. 231st Bde. Royal Horse Artillery and Royal Field Artillery, Territorial Force. Entered theatre of war 26th February 1915 (France). Died of wounds 25th August 1917, France & Flanders (Western European Theatre). Enlisted Shelton, Staffordshire, England. Commonwealth War Grave, Fosse, No.10 Communal Cemetery Extension, Sains-en-Gohelle. II. C. 39. Earned the Victory, British and 1915 Star medals.

Henry James Yearsley abt 1890-1917 Army

Driver Henry James Yearsley (49662), born St Marks, Gloucester, England. Royal Horse Artillery and Royal Field Artillery , 5th Bde HQ RHA. Died of wounds 27 Aug 1917, aged 27. France & Flanders (Western European Theatre). Enlisted Gloucester, Gloucestershire, England. Older brother to George Sidney Yearsley, also perished during WWI. Son of Henry and Helen Margaret Esther Yearsley, of Gloucester; husband of Annie Yearsley, of 21, Alton Place, Hunslet, Leeds. Commonwealth War Dead. Dozinghem Military Cemetery. IV. E. 7. Earned Victory, British and 1914 Star medals.

Henry James Yearsley’s earliest known ancestor is Stephen Yearsley b abt 1596, Ruardean, Gloucestershire, England (unconfirmed).