This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: 44978
- Rank: Private
- Regiment/Service: Manchester Regiment
- Unit/Ship: 2nd/5th Battalion
- Place of Death: Belgium
- Age at Death:
- Date of Death: 04.08.1917
- Burial Country: Belgium
- Cemetery: Coxyde Military Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: II.C.26.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth:
- Address: 14 Mid Street, Dundee
- Occupation: Baker
Peter Young, 14 Mid St, Dundee
More about George Young
George Young 44978 Manchester Regiment
Private George Young. Manchester Regiment, who was killed in action on 4th August, was the eldest son of Mr and Mrs Peter Young, 14 Mid Street, Dundee. He enlisted in the Army Service Corps shortly after the outbreak of war, and was subsequently transferred to the Manchester Regiment. He was formerly employed as a baker in the city.
Dundee Courier 17th August 1917
Additional information kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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