Young, Robert John –

Husband of Catherine Young, of 74 Garnet Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, Canada, and later of 187, Bloor Street East, Toronto, Ontario, Canada. Formerly employed by the Bolton Corporation Waterworks Department prior to emigrating to Canada. Died after being hit by a shell splinter.

Personal details

  • Surname: Young
  • Forename: Robert John
  • Date of birth: August 8th, 1872
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: 44
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: June 24th, 1917
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 3rd Battalion, Canadian Labour Corps.
  • Service number: 681363
  • Regiment: Canadian Imperial Forces
  • Enlistment date: March 3rd, 1916 - 1916-03-03
  • Enlistment location: Toronto, Ontario, Canada
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: Not known
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 17/08/1917 07/12/1917
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 6c/d* S2*
  • Bolton Chronicle: 17/08/1917

Please contact us if you have any new information about this entry

* indicates required field