Name:-   Young, A. A.

Nationality:-    UK

Age :-   22

Rank:-   Second Lieutenant



Service:-   Army

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. 

Extra information:-

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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