Yarnold,Thomas William

Dates:

War Service:
Drummer 1557 THOMAS WILLIAM YARNOLD of ā€˜Dā€™ company, 2/20th (County of London) (Blackheath and Woolwich) battalion, London Regiment was killed in action on 13 August 1916. He joined the London Regiment in April 1914 and was mobilised on 4 August. He went to France on 24 June 1916. Like all bandsmen on active service he became a stretcher bearer.

He is buried and remembered in Ecoivres Military Cemetery, Mont St Eloi, near Arras.

Location of Memorial:
He is remembered on the war memorial in the church of St Mary the Virgin, Lewisham and on the 20th London Regiment Roll of Honour

Details:
He was 19 years old. He was born in Hounslow in June 1896, the eldest son of Thomas and Mabel Yarnold and lived in Lewisham.

Source:
de Ruvigny's Roll of Honour

Contributed By: Andy Pepper

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