Private George Yeaman

Private George Thompson, 1st/7th ( Territorial ) Battalion, Northumberland Fusiliers. He died of wounds in hospital in Amiens on 10th February 1917, aged 21.  He was the son of Walter and Margaret Yeaman of Longhirst and is buried in St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens, Somme, France. The Battalion had been in Front line trenches near Mametz Wood from 15th-19th January and had suffered 5 Other Ranks killed and 10 wounded during that period mostly from shellfire. His Headstone is inscribed ” Thy Will Be Done “.

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