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William James Young

In memory of:

Private William James Young

January 18, 1918

Military Service


Service Number:

799804

Age:

38

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

19th Bn.

Additional Information


Born:

March 29, 1879

Son of William Young, of Pharis, Ballymoney, Ireland; husband of Margaret D. Young, of 99, Essex Avenue, Toronto.

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:

ETAPLES MILITARY CEMETERY
Pas de Calais, France

Grave Reference:

XXXI. F. 22.

Location:

Etaples is a town about 27 kilometres south of Boulogne. The Etaples Military Cemetery is to the north of the town, on the west side of the road to Boulogne.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the members of the 15th, 92nd and 134th Battalions (48th Highlanders) who went to war and did not return. Submitted by the 48th Highlanders Museum 73 Simcoe St. Toronto for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Newspaper Clipping– In memory of the members of the 15th, 92nd and 134th Battalions (48th Highlanders) who went to war and did not return. Submitted by the 48th Highlanders Museum 73 Simcoe St. Toronto for the project, Operation: Picture Me.
  • Photo of William Young– Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Newspaper clipping– From the Toronto Telegram January 1918. Submitted for the project Operation Picture Me
  • Photo of William Young
  • Roll of Honour Book
  • Badge– Cap badge 92nd Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada).     Pte Young originally enlisted in this unit but was sent to the 19th Bn  as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt (ret’d) V. Goldman,  15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Badge– Cap badge 19th Bn .  Pte Young originally enlisted in the 92nd Bn (48th Highlanders of Canada) but was sent to the 19th Bn  as a reinforcement.  Submitted by Capt (ret’d) V. Goldman,  15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH
  • Grave Marker– Submitted by 15th Bn Memorial Project Team.  DILEAS GU BRATH

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