James H L Yorke (MC)

Name

James H L Yorke (MC)

Conflict

First World War

Date of Death / Age

27/12/1917
33

Rank, Service Number & Service Details

Captain
Welsh Regiment (Pembroke and Glamorgan Yeomanry)
24th Bn.

Awards

Not Yet Researched
Military Cross

Cemetery/Memorial

JERUSALEM WAR CEMETERY
E. 75.
Israel and Palestine (including Gaza)

UK Memorials

Harmer Green Village Memorial
St John's Church Memorial, Digswell

Pre War

Born on 16 Sep 1884 in Waimate Plains, New Zealand son of James Charles Yorke J.P. later of Langton, Durbach, Pembrokeshire. Educated at Haileybury College 1898-1903. He married Violet Mary Vincent on 1 Dec 1910 in St Pancras, London and they lived at 8 Argyll Mansions, Chelsea, London.

Wartime Service

He was killed in action in Palestine.

Acknowledgments

Jonty Wild