Yarnold,Thomas William


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

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.

de Ruvigny's Roll of Honour

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