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Bertrand John Young

Surname: Young
Other names: Bertrand John
Other people in this story:
John Young
Louisa Young nee Hancock
Locations in this story:
Alvediston, Wiltshire
France & Flanders
Bellicourt British Cemetery, Aisne, nr. Cambrai, France
School House, Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire
Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire

Bertrand John Young was born on 18th July, 1882 in Alvediston, Wiltshire, and was baptised there on 27th August, 1882. He was the son of John Young, a Farmer, and Louisa Young (nee Hancock). At the time of the 1911 Census he was single, working as a School Master and living at School House, Ebbesbourne Wake, Wiltshire. He enlisted as a Private and joined the 1st/7th Battalion of the Royal Warwickshire Regiment (Service No. 267762). He was later promoted to 2nd Lieutenant with 'B' Company, 6th Battalion. He served in France & Flanders. He was awarded the Victory and British War medals. He died on 5th October 1918 and was finally buried at Bellicourt British War Cemetery, Aisne, Nr. Cambrai, France (grave id. IV.L.7). (The cemetery was created when bodies were brought in from many battlefields after the Armistice.) He is remembered on the Ebbesbourne Wake War Memorial.

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Links to related web content / sources:
Commonwealth War Graves Commission
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