Great War Dundee
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: 40259
- Rank: Private
- Service Occupation:
- Regiment/Service: Royal Scots
- Unit/Ship: 12th Battalion, 'C' Company
- Place of Death: France
- Age at Death: 23
- Date of Death: 24.10.1916
- Burial Country: France
- Cemetery: Warlencourt British Cemetery
- Grave/Mem Ref no: VIII. D. 21.
- Date of Birth:
- Place of Birth: Dundee
- Address: 4 Park Terrace, Blackness Rd, Dundee
- Occupation: Clerk
Jane Young, 4 Park Tce, Blackness Rd, Dundee
William Young, 4 Park Tce, Blackness Rd, Dundee
More about William Young
William Young 40259 Royal Scots
DUNDEE ROYAL SCOT KILLED.
Intimation has been received of the death in action of Private Wm Young, Royal Scots. Prior to the war Private Young had an eight years’ connection with the Fife and Forfar Yeomanry. At the outbreak of hostilities, he volunteered for active service, and proceeded to the Dardanelles with that regiment. While there he was admitted to hospital suffering from frostbitten feet, and only recovered in April of this year, when he was transferred to the Royal Scots.
Deceased was the eldest son of Mr Wm. Young, 4 Park Terrace, Dundee, and was in his 23rd year. He was previously employed in the city as a clerk. A brother who also saw service at the Dardanelles is at present with the Royal Naval Division.
Dundee Courier 10th November 1916
Additional Information and image kindly supplied by Michael Caldwell
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