Malvern College Second World War Casualty

Capt. Donald Edward Young

House and time at Malvern: Sch, 1927 - 1931.

Regiment: A. and S. Highlanders.
Died: 21 July 1943 aged 29 in Sicily. Killed in action.
Battle: Allied invasion of Sicily: July–August 1943. Cemetery: Catania War Cemetery, Sicily I. D. 35.

Son of Edward and Ethel Mary Young, of Westminster, London, and Burgess Wood Cottage, Stratton Rd., Beaconsfield, Bucks.
Swimming VIII.
In business.
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