This is Dundee's story of those that served in the First World War, and of the people left at home
John Edward McIntosh Young
- Date of enlistment:
- Place of enlistment: Dundee
- Service no: S/41261
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Black Watch
- Unit/Ship: 7th Battalion
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 19
- Date of Death: 20/07/1918
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Soissons Memorial
- Grave/Mem Ref no:
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: Ramsay Park, Broughty Ferry
- Occupation: Civil Engineer's Dept, Dundee Corporation
Isabella McIntosh Young, 3 Douglas Pl, Ramsay Park, Broughty Ferry
William Young, 3 Douglas Pl, Ramsay Park, Broughty Ferry
More about John Edward McIntosh Young
John is remembered on the Grove Academy, Broughty Ferry, school war memorial.
John E. M. Young S/41261 Black Watch
Private John E. M. Young, Black Watch, is officially reported missing since 20th July. He is the son of Mr William Young, Douglas Place, Ramsay Park, Broughty Ferry, and went to France at the end of March last. Nineteen years of age, he was employed in the civil engineering department of the Dundee Corporation prior to enlisting.
Broughty Ferry Guide 23rd August 1918
BROUGHTY FERRY SOLDIER PRESUMED KILLED.
Private John E. M. Young, Black Watch, previously reported missing, is now presumed to have been killed in action, or died of wounds on 28th July. Deceased, who was 19 years of age, had been four years in France. In civil life he was employed in the Engineer’s department of the Dundee Corporation. His father resides at 3 Douglas Place, Ramsay Park, Broughty Ferry.
Broughty Ferry Guide 30th August 1918
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