Thomas Young



Feb 8, 1875

Born at Bolton Lancs England


Feb 1, 1916

Attested into the 135th Battalion at London Ontario 

Ø      Number 802851

Ø      Next of kin given as Mary Alice Young (wife) of 93 ½ High St, London Ontario

Ø      Previous occupation given as Labourer

Ø      No previous military experience given

Ø      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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