Born in Melbourne Victoria, CoE. Enlisted 27 January 1915 age 20 years, bank clerk. Nok father, Richard Yeldon, Station Master at Picton Junction. Embarked at Fremantle 22 February 1915 per A50 Itonus. Richard served in the Middle East and RTA in June 1916, reasons unclear. In July 1967 Richard Yeldon resided at 38 Congdon St, Swanbourne. Service medals: 1914-1915 Star, BWM and VM.