YEO, Alfred WilliamNAME: YEO, Alfred William

UNIT: 9th Field Artillery Brigade
PLACE OF BIRTH: Redland Bay, Queensland
DATE ENLISTED: 30/8/1915
AGE: 18
PLACE OF ENLISTMENT: Brisbane, Queensland
DATE OF DEATH: 12/10/1930
PLACE OF BURIAL: Redland Bay, Queensland
NOTES: Worked at Federal Tax Office  1921-1923. Died at Kyoomba Sanatorium.

NAA File: Alfred William YEO

NAA File: Walter Henry YEO

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Alfred William YEO

YEO family photo



Back Row: Alfred, Harold, Winnifred, Hilda, Wilfred, Walter
Seated: James, William and Louise, Emily

Alfred William Yeo was the eldest of 9 children to William and Louise Yeo. His Grandfather Henry Heinemann was a very successful man. He ran a large orchard, was a member of the Tingalpa Shire Council, a member of the Southern Queensland Farmers’ Association, chairman of the Mount Cotton and Redland Bay Farmers’ Society, member of the executive of the Moreton Farmers’ Association, a J.P. of the State, and for many years chairman of the Mount Cotton Improvement Society.

His younger brother Walter Henry Yeo also fought in the First World War. When Alfred was admitted to the Kyoomba Sanatorium in 1930, Walter would travel from Brisbane to Stanthorpe to visit his brother.


YEO, Walter Henry

Walter Henry Yeo
WH Yeo Park at Victoria Point, Queensland is named after Walter. This land was originally  owned by his mother and after her death in 1933 Walter acquired the land.

Photos: Courtesy Yeo Family