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Clifford Frank Young

In memory of:

Private Clifford Frank Young

May 19, 1917

Military Service


Service Number:

488330

Age:

20

Force:

Army

Unit:

The Royal Canadian Regiment

Additional Information


Born:

February 5, 1897
Milford, Hants County, Nova Scotia

Enlistment:

June 16, 1916
Halifax, Nova Scotia

Born 5 February 1897 in Milford, Hants County, Nova Scotia. Son of James B. and Evangeline Young, Truro, Nova Scotia. Private Young enlisted in Halifax, Nova Scotia on 16 June 1916. He stated he was a cabinet maker and single.

Brother of Private David Young (715010) of the 25th Battalion, Canadian Infantry, Nova Scotia Regiment who died of wounds on 19 May 1917 and Private Harry L. Young, who was with the Canadian Militia, Composite Battalion on a train bound for Halifax when the infamous Halifax Explosion occurred on 6 December 1917.

Commemorated on Page 354 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page. Download high resolution copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:

NOEUX-LES-MINES COMMUNAL CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

I. S. 13.

Location:

Noeux-les-Mines is a town 6 kilometres south of Bethune on the main road to Arras. The Communal Cemetery is on the northern side of the town, on the south-east side of the road to Labourse.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

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