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Title: Charles Yeadon
Formatted Name: Yeadon, Charles Frederick
Rank: Second Lieutenant
Place of Birth: Brunswick (Vic.)
Biographical notes: Charles Yeadon was employed as a mechanic in the Railway Service at Darwin and was a member of the Darwin Workers' Amusement Club. His father, John Lincoln Yeadon, worked at the Darwin Botanic Gardens and at the Government Experimental Gardens where he demonstrated that many vegetables grown in temperate climates could also be grown in the Northern Territory.
Occupation: Mechanical Engineer
Age at Enlistment: 26
Unit: 22nd Battalion, C Company
Service: Australian Imperial Force
Date of Death: 1916-08-05
Place of Death: Pozieres (France)
Place of Burial: Serre Road No. 2 Cemetery (France)
Memorials: Darwin Cenotaph
Service History: Two years service as a Private with the Victoria Scottish Rifles prior to enlistment. Embarked Melbourne HMAT 'Ulysses' 18 May 1915. Promoted: Sergeant, 19 August 1915; Warrant Officer Class 2, 18 March 1916; CSM Vice Tapner, 25 March 1916; Second Lieutenant, 2 August 1916. Killed 5 August 1916 during a charge near the ridge at Pozieres.
Related link: "Reported killed", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 30 August 1917: p.10.
"One of the tragedies of this war", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 4 January 1917: p.19.
Australian War Memorial : Photograph
Honours and Awards
Embarkation Roll - HMAT 'Ulysses'
Unit War Diary
NT Place Names Register : Yeadon Circuit
Service Record
"Our Boys at the Front", Northern Territory Times and Gazette, 7 September 1916: p.7.
Red Cross Wounded and Missing
Nominal Roll
With the Twenty-Second : A History of the Twenty-Second Battalion, A.I.F. by E. Gorman. Melbourne : H.H. Champion, 1919.
Commonwealth War Graves - Serre Road Cemetery No.2 - Charles Frederick Yeadon
metadata.territoryanzacs.dc.subject.*: Australia. Army. Australian and New Zealand Army Corps
World War, 1914-1918
Northern Territory
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