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James Christian Lawrence Young

In memory of:

Major James Christian Lawrence Young

October 13, 1918

Military Service


Age:

24

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Alberta Regiment)

Division:

seconded to 1st Canadian Div H.Q.

Additional Information


Born:

June 12, 1894
Bristol, United Kingdom

Enlistment:

October 4, 1916
Calgary, Alberta

Son of Lt. Col. James Young, of London, England. Husband of Phyllis Ernestine (née Beaufort) Young, of Buena Vista Rd., Rockcliffe, Ottawa, Ontario. Major Young and Mrs. Young were married in Paris, France in July 1918.

Commemorated on Page 527 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

WINDMILL BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. H. 17.

Location:

Monchy-le-Preux is a village about 7 kilometres south-east of Arras and WINDMILL BRITISH CEMETERY lies to the south of the village on the north side of the main Arras-Cambrai road, the D939.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Commemorative Plaque– Memorial Plaque commemorating barristers and students, members of the Alberta law society, who died while serving in the First World War.
  • Newspaper Article– News advice re-typed from original news clipping dated 25 November 1918 advising of the death of Major James Christian Lawrence Young.
  • Gravemarker
  • Photo of James Christian Lawrence– Picture of James Christian Lawrence Young taken in Clifton, Bristol prior to his moving to Canada.

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