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Name: YARDLEY, John Henry Reginald DSO, MC (Capt.)

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Birth Date: 5 June 1881 Shrewsbury

Death Date: 12 Feb 1938 Dorset

Profession: Military

Married: In Quebec 2 Aug 1906 Louisa de Saumarez née Carey b. 5 Dec 1880 Exeter, d. 1963 Hailsham, Sussex

Children: Peggy Elfreda Geraldine (15 Dec 1909 Kensington-2006)

Author: Parergon, or Eddies in Equatoria, 1931

Book Reference: Sitrep 6, Debrett

War Service: Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers

School: Marlborough College

General Information:

Sitrep 6 - Africa General Service Medal 1902-56 - East Africa 1918 - Awarded for services under Maj. R.F. White (Essex R), Maj. H. Rayne, MC (KAR) and Capt. J.H.R. Yardley, DSO (Inniskillings) in military operations - 1918 - against the Northern Turkana, Marille, Donyiro and kindred tribes in the vicinity of the Southern Sudan boundary and west of Lake Rudolf. Majority of the troops were from the Equatorial Bn of the Egyptian Army and KAR.
Debrett - formerly Capt. Roy. Inniskilling Fusiliers; S. African War 1899-1901 (Queen's medal with 3 clasps), European War 1914-19 in France, Egypt (as ADC and Acting Mil. Sec. to Com.-in-Ch.) and N. Turkana (wounded, despatches twice, DSO, MC, 4th class of Order of the Nile, 1914 Star, 3 medals)
Edinburgh Gazette - 4/5/1920 - Awarded the Military Cross - for distinguished service in connection with operations against the Northern Turkana and kindred tribes - Dated 3/6/1919 -

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