Young (family)

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145762 James Harris Young was born in Whitney, Ontario and raised in Renfrew, Ontario. He was a member of the Lanark and Renfrew Highland Pipe Band before going overseas in 1916. He was with the 77th Battalion, railway troops, in France in March 1917 when he was sent down the line for being underage. Spent two months in 1st Army Infantry School before joining the Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry 18 March 1918. He was wounded 12 August 1918 and three other times before he was Struck Off Strength 7 February 1919. He was awarded the Military Medal 3 July 1919 for rushing a machine gun post at the Canal Du Nord 30 September 1918. He passed away 16 August 1968.


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