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YARDLEY, Herbert Henry
(Service number 23/985)

Aliases
First Rank Lance Corporal Last Rank

Birth

Date Unknown Place of Birth

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment 1 Wynyard Street, Auckland, New Zealand
Occupation
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin Mrs E. Yardley (mother), 1 Shelley Street, Sydenham, Christchurch, New Zealand
Religion
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 1st Battalion, New Zealand Rifle Brigade
Unit, Squadron, or Ship D Company
Date 10 September 1915
Transport Maunganui or Tahiti or Aparima or Navua or Warrimoo
Embarked From Wellington, New Zealand Destination Suez, Egypt
Other Units Served With
Last Unit Served With Canterbury Infantry Regiment, 2nd Battalion

Military Awards

Campaigns
Service Medals
Military Awards

Award Circumstances and Date

No information

Prisoner of War Information

Date of Capture
Where Captured and by Whom
Actions Prior to Capture
PoW Serial Number
PoW Camps
Days Interned
Liberation Date

Discharge

Date Reason

Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations

Death

Date 16 September 1916 Age
Place of Death Somme, France
Cause Killed in action
Notices
Memorial or Cemetery Caterpillar Valley (New Zealand) Memorial, Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval, Somme, France; Auckland War Memorial Museum, World War 1 Hall of Memories
Memorial Reference
New Zealand Memorials On Memorial wall, Timaru

Biographical Notes

Herbert Yardley was the son of Walter Bartlett and E. Yardley, of Victoria St., Timaru, New Zealand

Sources

Cenotaph (6 Aug 2013)

External Links

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Researched and Written by

Tony Rippin (South Canterbury Museum)

Currently Assigned to

MHS

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