Son of Edward and Ethel Mary Young, of Westminster, London, and Burgess Wood Cottage, Stratton Rd., Beaconsfield, Bucks.
7th Bn. Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders
'After a few years in business he enlisted in the London Scottish and later obtained a Commission in the Argyll and Sutherland Highlanders, a company of which he was commanding when he was killed in action in Sicily. ' (Malvernian, Dec 1943)
He was killed in the Battle of Gerbini along with many other officers and men.
Unit war diary: WO 169/10173