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From: Lt. Douglas Campbell Young, RFA



Remembered Today; Lieutenant Douglas Campbell YOUNG, Royal Field Artillery who died on 18th September 1915, Alexander Chatby Military and War Memorial Cemetery

Survived Gallipoli only to loose his life to disease..........................


Initials: D C

Nationality: United Kingdom

Rank: Lieutenant

Regiment/Service: Royal Field Artillery

Date of Death: 18/09/1915

Additional information: Son of Robert Young, of 5, Hamilton Drive, South Side, Glasgow.

Casualty Type: Commonwealth War Dead

Grave/Memorial Reference: Q. 527.

Further information from Kenneth Morrison:

YOUNG, DOUGLAS CAMPBELL Lieut. R.F.A. 18 Sept. 1915

Douglas Campbell Young, Lieutenant 4th Lowland (Howitzer) Brigade, 52nd Division, Royal Field Artillery. Age 29.

Born 1886 at Blairlogie, Perthshire. Son of Robert Young of Hamilton Drive, Glasgow and of Castlehill, Rockcliffe. Served in Egypt and the Dardanelles. Died 18 September 1915 of dysentery at the 21st General Hospital Alexandria, buried in Alexandria (Chatby) Military and War Memorial Cemetery, Egypt.

from Kenneth Morrison's post on The Scottish War Memorials web-site here http://warmemscot.s4...post-40345.html

Lt. Young is listed on the Colvend War Memorial: see Kenneth Morrison's further post on The Scottish War Memorials web-site here http://scottishwargr...-ftopic666.html

There is also a photograph of a family inscription to be seen on the Kirkyards Website here (it's inscription No. 296) http://www.kirkcudbr....asp?offset=299

R. I. P.

Source: Lt. Douglas Campbell Young, RFA


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