George Young

Military Information

  • Date of enlistment:
  • Place of enlistment: Dundee
  • Service no: 44978
  • Rank: Private
  • Awards:
  • 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.

Personal Information

  • Date of Birth:
  • Place of Birth:
  • Address: 14 Mid Street, Dundee
  • Occupation: Baker
  • Mother:
  • Father:

    Peter Young, 14 Mid St, Dundee

  • Siblings:
  • Spouse:
  • Children:

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

Can you tell us more about George Young? Some additional facts, a small story handed down through the family or perhaps a picture or an heirloom you can share online. Contact our curator...

THANK YOU for your interest in helping the Great War Dundee project. Please complete the short form below and a curator will contact you in the next few days.

    I am writing to: