Name:- Young, A. A.
Age :- 22
Rank:- Second Lieutenant
Regiment / ship:- 3rd Bn., attd. 2nd Bn., Black Watch (Royal Highlanders)
Date of death:- Wednesday 14 March 1917
Cemetery / Memorial:- Basra Memorial, Iraq
Area of cemetery / memorial :- Panel 25 and 63
Family information:- Son of Alexander and Isobel Aytoun-Young. In the 1881 census Alexander Snr. was living at 13 Rosslyn Street, Dysart, Fife. He was the head lodger, and was listed as a minister E C Sinclair. I have no idea what that was! He was born in Hamilton, Lanarkshire.
Alexander Aytoun Young was the son of the Rev.A.A. Young of Clunie Manse, Clunie, Blairgowrie. He was a pupil at Blairgowrie High School, and left on 28th June, 1912. He was born on 15th October, 1894.
Blairgowrie Advertiser 24th April, 1915, page 6.
“Commission to a Clunie Native”
Mr. Alexander Aytoun Young, son of Rev. A.Aytoun Young, Clunie Manse, has been gazetted to Second-Lieutenant in the York and Lancashire Regiment.
Blairgowrie Advertiser 30th October 1915 page3
"Promotions" - Clunie
The "London Gazette" on Wednesday announced that temporary Second-Lieutenant Alexander Aytoun Young, Lincoln Regiment, has been promoted Second-Lieutenant in special reserve of officers for the Black Watch.
In Craigie Cemetery
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