Rank: Corporal
Service Number: 2328.
Regiment: 2nd Bn. Manchester Regiment Killed In Action Saturday 1st July 1916 Age 36County Memorial Moulton & Crewe
Commemorated\Buried THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Grave\Panel Ref: Pier and Face 13A and 14C

Brother of George Yardley of 32, Chesterfield Street, Crewe. Prior to being called up in August 1914 (as a Reservist), was employed on the Coal Stand at the Crewe Steam Sheds as a temporary labourer. Went to France on January 4, 1915. Killed on the first day of the Battle of the Somme.

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