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Harry Young

In memory of:

Private Harry Young

September 1, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

23594

Age:

23

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

15th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

April 15, 1895
Bathurst, New Brunswick

Enlistment:

September 23, 1914
Valcartier, Quebec

Son of Annie Melanson Doucette (formerly Young), of Campbellton, New Brunswick, and the late James Young. Native of Bathurst, New Brunswick.

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:

DOMINION CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. E. 15.

Location:

Hendecourt-les-Cagnicourt is in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, 16 kilometres south-east of Arras and 4 kilometres south of the Arras-Cambrai main road. DOMINION CEMETERY is 2.5 kilometres north-east of the village, about 545 metres from the road.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Badge– Cap badge of the 12th Bn which he originally joined before being sent to the 15th Bn as a reinforcement. Photo BGen Young 15th Bn Memorial Project.

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  • Badge– 15th Bn cap badge. Photo BGen G. Young 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team.
 
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  • Shoulder patch– 1st Division, 3rd Brigade shoulder patch worn by 15th Battalion (48th Highlanders of Canada). Photo BGen G. Young 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team.

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  • Grave Marker– Gravemarker.(right) Photo BGen G. Young 15th Battalion Memorial Project Team
		
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  • Memorial– The 15th Batallion memorial at Hendecourt-les-Cagnicourt, France on the site of the wooded hill known during the war as “The Crow’s Nest”.  The 15th Battalion assaulted and captured the Crow’s Nest on 1 Sept 1918 in the opening phase of the Canadian attack on the Drocourt-Queant Line.  The memorial was dedicated on 26 April 2010 to those of the 15th Battalion who fell here and in the breakthrough of the D-Q line in early September 1918.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Grave Marker– Photo by BGen (ret`d) G. Young, submitted by Capt (ret`d) V. Goldman 15th Bn Memorial Project.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (front side).  courtesy 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Record of Service– Record of Service Card (reverse side).  courtesy 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Document– Pt II Orders 15th Bn dated 10/9/1918 noting fatal casualties suffered 31 Aug to 2 Sep 1918.  Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team courtesy 48th Highlanders of Canada Regimental Museum.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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