|Place of birth||Randwick, New South Wales|
|School||Windsor Grammar School, New South Wales|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Arthur Street, Kogarah, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||39|
|Next of kin||Mother, Mrs Elizabeth Yeo, Beulah Street, West Maitland, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Liverpool, New South Wales|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||30th Battalion, C Company|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/47/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A72 Beltana on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||30th Battalion|
|Other details from Roll of Honour Circular||Was reported missing in action at Fleurbaix, France.|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Place of death or wounding||Fleurbaix, France|
|Age at death||40|
|Age at death from cemetery records||40|
|Place of burial||No known grave|
|Commemoration details||V.C. Corner (Panel No 3), Australian Cemetery Memorial, Fromelles, France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: George and Elizabeth YEO|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Embarked Sydney, 9 November 1915; disembarked Suez, 11 December 1915.
Embarked Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 16 June 1916; disembarked Marseilles, France, 23 June 1916.
Reported missing, 20 July 1916.
AIF Headquarters reported 'Identification Disc received from Germany. No particulars were afforded except that Soldier was Deceased. May now be reported "Killed in Action" 20/7/16'.
Statement by Pte C.B. DAWSON: 'Pte Stan Stevens, IX Pl, C. Co. was standing close to him when a shell burst near him. When the smoke cleared there was no trace of Yeo. Stevens looked for him but could not find him. Stevens concluded he had been blown to pieces. This occurred at Fleurbaix on July 20th.'
Statement, Red Cross File No 3040205, 759 Pte F. SCHOLES, Machine Gun Section, 30th Bn (patient, No 6 General Hospital, Rouen), 7 December 1916: 'Informant says he saw Yeo killed by a shell just as they were starting for the attack at Fromelles on the 19th July.'
Second statement, 145 Pte C.R. DAWSON, C Company, 30th Bn, 15 January 1917: 'Pte. Stan Stevens, IX Pl, C. Co., was standing close to him when a shell burst near him. When the smoke had cleared there was no trace of Yeo. Stevens looked for him but could not find him. Stevens concluded he had been blown to pieces. This occurred at Fleurbaix on July 20th.'
Third statement, 713 Pte J. McWILLIAM, C Company, 30th Bn, 19 February 1917: 'I saw Claude Yeo shot through the chest and killed outright over on the German barbed wire at Fleurbaix, about 7 p.m. on 19th. July. The body had to be left when we came back next morning. He bel;onged to C.X.'Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, YEO Claude
Red Cross file 3040205