Canadian Virtual War Memorial

David Young

In memory of:

Private David Young

October 2, 1916

Military Service


Service Number:

430079

Age:

40

Force:

Army

Unit:

Canadian Infantry (Central Ontario Regiment)

Division:

3rd

Additional Information


Born:

August 7, 1876
Galston, Scotland

Enlistment:

March 1, 1915
Victoria, British Columbia

Son of James Boyd Young and Mary Smith Young, of 22, Titchfield St., Galston, Ayrshire, Scotland.

Commemorated on Page 186 of the First World War Book of Remembrance. Request a copy of this page.

Burial Information


Cemetery:
Grave Reference:

I. H. 14.

Location:

Albert is in the Department of the Somme. The BAPAUME POST MILITARY CEMETERY is about 2 kilometres north-east of town on the right-hand side of the main road, D929, to Bapaume.

Information courtesy of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission.

Digital Collection

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  • Family photo – Photo of the Young Family, taken about 1896, before David emigrated form Galston in Ayrshire, Scotland to Canada.  David is on the far left in the back row.
  • Notice of death – Notice of death of David Yound in local newspaper in Ayrshire, Scotland.
  • Letter – Letter from David Young to his sister Lizzie [Elizabeth McCallum, nee Young]
  • Grave Marker – Courtesy Wilf Schofield, England

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