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Soldier Details:
Surname: Yardley
Initials:   H.
Rank:   Warrant Officer II
Army No.:  W/1625
Notes:   MPSC. 21/4/93 he enlisted in the Kings Royal Rifle Corps, No. 8101, age 18 years, occupation Filer, born Aston, Birmingham. Formerly served in the 4 Royal Warwick RV's and Militia. Served Home 21/4/93 to 1/5/96, South Africa 2/5/96 to 23/6/97, Home 24/6/97 to 3/11/99, South Africa 4/11/99 to 2/7/00, Home 3/7/00 to 10/9/09, Malta 11/9/09 to 29/3/14, Home 30/3/14 to 20/4/14 to discharge time served. 4/4/00 caught enteric fever, 15/5/00 to England on SS Simla. 20/11/01 transferred to the MPSC, No. 1242. 7/10/14 he re enlisted in MPSC, No. W/1625, rank Sergeant Major, age 39.6 years,occupation Commissionaire, address: 46 Melerton Road, Erdington, Birmingham. Served Home, 11/1/16 to Stafford Detention Barracks. 25/3/19 to class Z reserve. 17/8/02 married Kate Deanehy at St Joseph's Church, Cork, Ireland, they had six children. 1911 Census serving in Malta Detention Barracks. Harry Yardley.

Decorations/Medals/Awards (2)
  1. Decoration:   Rhodesia Medal 1896 Gazette Date: 1897-07-27 Gazette Issue: WO 100/77 Gazette Page: 121
Citation:   Claslp: Rhodesia 1896. Awarded as L/Cpl. 3 KRRC, No. 8101. Operations in Mashonaland and Matabeleland. 28/4/96 to 23/6/97 served in Mashonaland.
  2. Decoration:   Queen's South Africa Medal Gazette Date: 1897-07-27 Gazette Issue: WO 100/196 Gazette Page: 121
Citation:   Clasps: Cape Colony, Relief of Ladysmith, Tugela Heights, Awarded as Cpl, 3 KRRC, No. 8101.