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David Young

In memory of:

Private David Young

June 13, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

715010

Age:

25

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Nova Scotia Regiment)

Division:

25th Batallion

Additional Information


Born:

February 22, 1893
Milford, Hants County, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

November 25, 1915
Truro, Nova Scotia

Son of James Black and Evangeline May (née Fielding) Young of Truro, Nova Scotia. Private Young enlisted on 25 November 1915 in Truro, Nova Scotia, stating he was employed as a cabinet maker and was single. He was the brother of Pte Harry L. Young (1499) who lost his life while a member of the Composite Battalion in Canada on 6 December 1917. He was travelling on a train into Halifax when the infamous Halifax Explosion occurred and Pte Clifford Frank Young (488330) who died of wounds while serving with the Royal Canadian Regiment on 19 May 1917.

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:

WAILLY ORCHARD CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

II. H. 20.

Location:

Wailly is a village in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais about 6 kilometres south-west from Arras in the valley of the little river Crinchon. WAILLY ORCHARD CEMETERY stands above the village on its outskirts in part of the old orchard.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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  • Photo of David Young– In Memory of those who served in the 106th Overseas Battalion Nova Scotia Rifles.

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