2014 - 2018
Those who gave their lives from Yarm ______________________________________
WASTELL, Albert. Pte 1500 1/4th Yorks.
The following was taken from the Yorkshire Regiment website
Killed in action 15 Jul 1915 aged 19. A local Methodist, he was the
son of Thomas and Annie Wastell of Danby’s Yard, Yarm. He had been born in Yarm and was
living there when he enlisted in the town in Aug 1914. For three years prior to the war he had been
a local Terrier and before joining up worked at Hird’s Skinyard where his bright and cheerful
disposition was much respected among his fellow workers. Ypres (Menin Gate) Memorial,
Yarm 1914 Research ________________
The Yarm 1914 Commemoration Group is carrying out research on the soldiers listed. We are finding where they lived in Yarm and will represent the findings in a wall of poppies presentation. More details will be posted on Facebook, Twitter and this web site. If you have any information please contact us. Left click on the picture below.