Herbert John YEEND

Regimental number3671
Date of birth7 December 1888
Place of birthSouth Yarra, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address26 Camden Street, East St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26.8
Height5' 8"
Weight134 lbs
Next of kinFather, George Henry Yeend, 26 Camden Street, East St Kilda, Melbourne, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date29 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 July 1915
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 13 April 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date31 August 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia from Devonport on board HT 'Castalia', 13 April 1919; discharged (medically unfit: gun shot wound, back and both arms), Melbourne, 31 August 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 August 1956
Age at death67
Place of burialWoden Cemetery, ACT
SourcesNAA: B2455, YEEND Herbert John