Young, William –

An old boy of the Bolton Church Institute. Died of Wounds at the Netley Military Hospital. Service number incorrectly recorded on SDGW as 1620.

Personal details

  • Surname: Young
  • Forename: William
  • Date of birth: Not known
  • Birth place: Bolton, Lancashire
  • Place of residence: Not known
  • Gender: Male
  • Age of death: Not known
  • Place of death: Not known
  • Date of death: November 27th, 1915
  • Casualty type: Not known

Service details

  • Rank: Private
  • Unit: 4th (Territorial) Battalion.
  • Service number: 1629
  • Regiment: East Lancashire Regiment
  • Enlistment date: Not known
  • Enlistment location: Blackburn, Lancashire
  • Conflict: WW1


  • Service medals: St / V / BW
  • Silver War badge: Not known
  • Awards: Not known


  • CWGC Memorial: Netley Military Cemetery, Hampshire, UK
  • CWGC reference: C.E. 1758.

Local newspaper entries

  • Bolton Journal and Guardian entries: 24/12/1914
  • Bolton Journal and Guardian references: 7d

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