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William YEO #3516

William Henry Yeo, enlistment 29 October 1914

Indigenous Australian, William YEO, 54th Infantry Battalion William Henry Yeo was very keen to serve for his country, but his first two offers to volunteer from Queensland in 1914 and 1915 were rejected. Born in 1890 to William Yeo (1854-1895) and Harriet Chown (1863-1926) at Frogmore, NSW, he was only 5 when his father died, … Read more