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Charles William Young

In memory of:

Sapper Charles William Young

March 28, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

2125117

Age:

26

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Light Railway Operating Company

Division:

13th Light Railway Operating Coy.

Citation(s):

British War Medal, Victory Medal.

Additional Information


Born:

July 7, 1891
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

February 16, 1917
Montreal, Quebec

Son of Arthur and Annie Young; husband of Olive May Astels (formerly Young), of New Carlisle, Bonaventure Co., Quebec, Canada.

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:

DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

V. F. 27.

Location:

Duisans and Etrun are villages in the Department of the Pas-de-Calais, about 9 kilometres west of Arras. The DUISANS BRITISH CEMETERY lies in Etrun but takes its name from the nearer village of Duisans. It is one kilometre north of Duisans on the D339 road off the Route nationale N39 (Arras-St Pol), in the angle of the Arras Habarcq road and a track leading to Haute-Avesnes.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Photo of Charles William Young– Conductor husband of Olive May Astles.
  • Photo of Charles William Young– Charles William YOUNG, husband of Olive May Astles. 
Photo on website of Bay of Chaleur Military Museum
  • Charles William Young and wife Olive May Astles (Astels)
  • Attestation papers
  • Grave Marker– Grave Marker of Charles William Young, Duisans British Cemetery, June 3rd 2017

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