Frederick John Yeo

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Lieutenant Frederick John Yeo
Life dates
15 Feb 1896 - 29 Apr 1987
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Frederick was the Assistant Group Commander of Group 3 in Cornwall serving under Captain Abbiss.

Unit or location Role Posted from until
Cornwall Group 3 - Mid-Cornwall Assistant Group Commander Unknown 03 Dec 1944
Truro Patrol Patrol Leader 06 Jan 1941 Unknown
National ID
WAXJ 207/1
Commissioned or Enlisted
January 1941

Clerk for County Council

Westover, Redannick Crescent, Truro, Cornwall
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Born in Klerksdorp in South Africa he returned to Sarah, his mothers native Cornwall when she was widowed. He married Dora A Hoskin in 1920.

In WW1 he first joined the Duke of Cornwall Light Infantry as Private 202281 and later joined the 1st Wiltshire Regiment as Private 204297. He was captured at Messines 10 April 1918 and held as a prisoner of war, returning to England in Dec 1918. He was awarded the Victory and British medals.

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Yeo at school (from Truro School)
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Yeo - Red Cross prisoner of war record (TNA)

TNA ref WO199/3391 & WO372/22

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1939 Register

Truro School