Noel Austin Yeo

Noel Austin Yeo was born in 1909, the elder of two sons of William James Yeo and Katherine Phoebe Austin, who lived at Beckenham in Kent.

Noel married Margaret Swanson at Beckenham in 1940 but his service with the Royal West Kent Regiment soon took him to Italy; he was captured and spent several years as a prisoner of war at Weinsburg in southern Germany. He died in 1995.

Noel Austin Yeo and Margaret Swanson on the day of their wedding in 1940. Photograph from Derek Jones.

Derek Jones has a number of family photographs and documents that he would be pleased to pass to a family member, including the wedding photograph shown above, a telegram and a letter sent while Noel was a prisoner, and his parents’ passport. Derek would be pleased to pass these to another family member; he can be messaged via the Contact Us page.