William John Yorke

Date of birth:                     1877
Place of birth:                    Kidderminster, Worcestershire
Service No.:                       39805
Rank:                                     Sergeant
Regiment / Division:      Royal Army Medical Corps
Died:                                      22nd October 1915 aged 38 years
Death Location:                Eastbourne, Sussex

Life before the War
William was born 1877 in Kidderminster, Worcestershire.

War Service
William enlisted into the Royal Army Medical Corps. Army papers record William’s rank as Corporal, service number 39805.

He died in Eastbourne, Sussex while in training on 22nd October 1915.

He is Remembered with Honour at the Eastbourne (Ocklynge) Cemetery, Eastbourne, Sussex.

National Roll of the Great War
“Yorke, W. J., Sergt., R.A.M.C.
He volunteered in August 1914, but whilst undergoing his training in readiness for overseas died on October 22nd, 1915, from causes due to his service.
36, Belgrave Road, Southampton”.

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