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Elsworth Young

In memory of:

Private Elsworth Young

October 29, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

67882

Age:

21

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Nova Scotia Regiment)

Division:

25th Battalion

Additional Information


Born:

June 2, 1895
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

November 1, 1914
Cape Breton, Nova Scotia

Son of Mrs. Emma Young, of Glace Bay, Nova Scotia.

Commemorated on Page 603 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

II. B. 14.

Location:

Bully is approximately 20 kilometres north of Arras. From Arras, take the D937 towards Bethune. At Sains-en-Gohelle, turn right onto the D166E towards Bully. At the first (Casimir Beugret) roundabout, turn right into the Rue Ferdinand Marche. The Cemetery (known locally as the 'Cimetiere de Bully-les-Mines') is 200 metres down this road on the right. The Commonwealth war graves plot is reached via 'Allee 8'.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Memorial– Private Elsworth Young is also commemorated at the Shot at Dawn Memorial, located at the National Memorial Arboretum, Staffordshire, UK - May 2019 … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Memorial– Private Elsworth Young is also commemorated at the Shot at Dawn Memorial, located at the National Memorial Arboretum, Staffordshire, UK - May 2019 … photo courtesy of Marg Liessens
  • Statement by Hon. Ronald Duhamel– Statement by Hon. Ronald Duhamel (Minister of Veterans Affairs and Secretary of State (Western Economic Diversification) (Francophonie), Lib.) Part 1.  Source: CANADA. House of Commons Debates.  VOLUME 137  NUMBER 129  1st SESSION  37th PARLIAMENT  OFFICIAL REPORT (HANSARD) Tuesday, December 11, 2001
  • Statement by Hon. Ronald Duhamel– Statement by Hon. Ronald Duhamel (Minister of Veterans Affairs and Secretary of State (Western Economic Diversification) (Francophonie), Lib.) Part 2.  Source: CANADA. House of Commons Debates.  VOLUME 137  NUMBER 129  1st SESSION  37th PARLIAMENT  OFFICIAL REPORT (HANSARD) Tuesday, December 11, 2001
  • Statement by Mr. Roy Bailey– Statement by Mr. Roy Bailey (Souris¿Moose Mountain, Canadian Alliance). Source: CANADA. House of Commons Debates.  VOLUME 137  NUMBER 129  1st SESSION  37th PARLIAMENT  OFFICIAL REPORT (HANSARD) Tuesday, December 11, 2001
  • Statement by Mr. Louis Plamondon– Statement by Mr. Louis Plamondon (Bas-Richelieu 'Nicolet'Bécancour, BQ) Source: CANADA. House of Commons Debates.  VOLUME 137  NUMBER 129  1st SESSION  37th PARLIAMENT  OFFICIAL REPORT (HANSARD) Tuesday, December 11, 2001
  • Statement by Mr. Peter Stoffer– Statement by Mr. Peter Stoffer (Sackville-Musquodoboit Valley-Eastern Shore, NDP) Source: CANADA. House of Commons Debates.  VOLUME 137  NUMBER 129  1st SESSION  37th PARLIAMENT  OFFICIAL REPORT (HANSARD) Tuesday, December 11, 2001
  • Statement by Mrs. Elsie Wayne– Statement by Mrs. Elsie Wayne (Saint John, PC/DR) Source: CANADA. House of Commons Debates.  VOLUME 137  NUMBER 129  1st SESSION  37th PARLIAMENT  OFFICIAL REPORT (HANSARD) Tuesday, December 11, 2001
  • Attestation Papers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.
  • Attestation Papers– Source: Library and Archives Canada.

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