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13591   Sergeant Edward John Young
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Dated added: 30/12/2015   Last updated: 04/06/2020
Personal Details
Regiment/Service: 9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Died: 01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Age: 35
Edward John Young was the oldest son of William and Sarah Young, Edward was born in Nurchossy Irish, Ballagh, Clogher, Tyrone about 1881. Edward Young enlisted in Clogher. Sergeant Edward Young was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on 1st July 1916. He was 35 years old.
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Cemetery Details
Cemetery: Bray Vale British Cemetery
  Bray-sur-Somme, Somme, 4
Grave Ref: Grave III-A-27
CWGC Casualty 547030
Bray-sur-Somme is a village and commune in the Department of the Somme, 8 kilometres south-east of Albert and 16 kilometres west of Peronne. Bray Vale British Cemetery is on the east side of the town of Albert.
Local Memorial Details

No Memorial Name Townland
1 St. Macartan's Cathedral Tablet - WWI Clogher
2 Clogher War Memorial - WWI - South West Face - Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers Clogher
References and Links
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1 1901 Census lists Young family Lists Edward John as age 18 living with the family at house 3 in Nurchossy Irish, Ballagh, Tyrone
2 1911 Census lists Young family Lists Edward as age 29 living with the family at house 5 in Nurchossy Irish, Ballagh, Tyrone
3 National Archives UK Medal Card can be purchased here
4 Private Ernest Clinging Sergeant Young carried Private Clinging back to clearing station
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