Able Seaman George Young (photo added)

Serviceman Headstone thumbnail image Serviceman thumbnail gravemarker Serviceman thumbnail
Rank Able Seaman
Forenames George
Surname Young (photo added)
Initials G
Place of Birth Unknown
Date of Birth Unknown
Date of Death Wednesday, 07 June 1944
Age 23
Nationality British
Residence or Entered Service From EDINBURGH, UNITED KINGDOM
Service Number P/JX 234664
Force Royal Navy
Service/Corps/Regiment Royal Navy
Unit / Ship / Battalion / Squadron His Majesty's Ship (HMS) Bulolo
Military Honours and Awards
Place of Burial/Commemoration PORTSMOUTH NAVAL MEMORIAL
Roll of honour
Grave/Memorial Location Panel 83, Column 3.
Previous Place(s) of Burial Unknown
Epitaph NO EPITAPH
Family Details SON OF ELIZABETH YOUNG, OF CRAIGMILLAR, EDINBURGH.

Additional Information

 

Able Seaman GEORGE YOUNG was serving aboard His Majesty's Ship (H.M.S.) Bulolo, headquarters ship for GOLD Beach on D-Day 6th June 1944. It is believed a phospherous shell hit the ship killing Able Seaman GEORGE YOUNG, a naval officer, and 3 others.1

 

 

References
1. Information kindly provided by Archie Young, nephew of Able Seaman GEORGE YOUNG.

 

Acknowledgements and Credits
Source of original data: Commonwealth War Graves Commission
Headstone photograph: Carl Shilleto
Cross marker photograph:  
Individual photograph: Archie Young, nephew of Able Seaman GEORGE YOUNG.
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Ian Frost

Lest we forget RIP Able Seaman George Young.

On Tuesday, May 13, 2014