1. Memorial:Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial, Flanders
2. Book:The (1921) Masonic Roll of Honour 1914-1918Pg.139
3. Memorial:The (1940) Scroll - WW1 Roll of Honour21D GQS

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Family :

Husband of Hilda Mary Yeomans of Tennis Cottage West Hill Harrow Middx.

Service Life:


Unit / Ship / Est.: 5/Oxford and Bucks Light Infantry 

5th (Service) Battalion Formed at Oxford in August 1914 as part of K1 and attached to 42nd Brigade in 14th (Light) Division. 21 May 1915 : landed at Boulogne. 27 April 1918 : reduced to cadre strength. 16 June 1918 : transferred to 16th Division.and returned to England. 20 June 1918 : absorbed by 18th Bn, the Gloucestershire Regiment.

Action : The Battle of Loos and associated actions 

"The Battle of Loos (25 September to 18 October 1915) was the major battle on the Western Front in 1915, surpassing in every respect all that had gone before in terms of numbers of men and materiel committed to battle. The preliminary bombardment was the most violent to date and the battle was charaterised by the committment of Regular and Territorial battalions on a large scale, in which the Territorials performed just as well as the Regulars. As the battles on the Western Front in 1915 increased in size and violence, so the casualties increased in proportion: Neuve Chapelle 12,000, Aubers Ridge/Festubert 29,000 , Loos 60,000. 1916 was to take the casualty cost to another level. Loos was intended as a minor role in support of French efforts around Arras but circumstances reduced the French effort. It marked the first use of poison gas by the British. Once the initial assualt had failed the battle continued in a series of actions mostly focused on the northern sector around the tactically important Hohenzollern Redoubt."

Masonic :

TypeLodge Name and No.Province/District :
Mother : Aldershot Camp No. 1331 E.C.Hampshire & IOW

11th February 1914
11th March 1914
13th May 1914

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