Young, James Harris

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Young, James Harris

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145762 James Harris Young was born in Whitney, Ontario on 10 November 1897. He was working as a bookkeeper in Renfrew, Ontario when he enlisted in the 77th Battalion on January 7, 1916. He was transferred to Princess Patricia's Canadian Light Infantry in the field on March 18, 1918. He was wounded on August 12, 1918 during the battle of Amiens. He was awarded the Military Medal with clasp for participating in a small party of soldiers who captured enemy machine gunners and their weapons during the battle of Canal du Nord in September 1918. He apparently lived in the Ottawa Valley after the war and died in Ottawa on August 17, 1968.


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