Name:- Young, George
Regiment / ship:- 2nd Bn., Gordon Highlanders
Date of death:- 21st December 1914
Cemetery / Memorial:- Merville Communal Cemetery
Area of cemetery / memorial :-
27, William Street, Blairgowrie, Perthshire
James Young, head, 34, mason, b. Blairgowrie
Mary Ann Young, wife, 25, b. Rattray, Perthshire
Mary Young, daughter, 6, scholar, b. Clunie, Perthshire
George Marshall, son, 3, b. Blairgowrie
Blairgowrie Advertiser 9th January, 1915 page 4.
Miss Agnes Young, William Street , Blairgowrie, has been informed that her nephew, Private George Young, Gordon Highlands , has been killed in action at the front. Deceased, who belongs to Blairgowrie, was the son of the late Mr. James Young, mason, William Street, joined the Gordon's when a youth, and served in India and Egypt, and on his regiment coming home, they were drafted to France, where they have since been actively engaged. No details are to hand further than that he died half-an-hour after receiving his wound. Deceased was 26 years of age.
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