Thomas Young

 

 

Feb 8, 1875

Born at Bolton Lancs England

 

Feb 1, 1916

Attested into the 135th Battalion at London Ontario 

      Number 802851

      Next of kin given as Mary Alice Young (wife) of 93 High St, London Ontario

      Previous occupation given as Labourer

      No previous military experience given

      Religion given as Church of England 

The Battalion trained at Camp Borden Ontario

 

Aug 18, 1916

Left Camp Borden by train for Halifax Nova Scotia

 

Aug 21, 1916

Embarked the RMS Olympic at Halifax Nova Scotia

 

 

Aug 30, 1916

Disembarked at Liverpool England and proceeded to the Witley Camp 

He was TOS (Taken On Strength) the 116th Battalion at the Witley Camp

 

Dec 22, 1916

Posted to the 21st Battalion

 

Dec 23, 1916

Arrived at the CBD (Canadian Base Depot) at Le Havre France and TOS the 21st Battalion

 

Mar 13, 1917

Attached to the 4th Canadian Machine Gun Company for duty

 

Apr 11, 1917

Invalided wounded to England aboard the Hospital Ship St Denis

 

Posted to the EORD (Eastern Ontario Regimental Depot) while in hospital

 

Oct 8, 1955

Died (probably at London Ontario) 


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