Joseph

Name

Corporal Joseph "Joe" Wilbert Young

Born

1896-12-21

From

Occupation

Farmer, Teacher (Manitoulin Island, ON)

Religion

Presbyterian

Death

1970-05-17

Where Died




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Service Record 1


Regimental Number

652057

Conflict

Battalion

Machine Gun Corps, 3rd Division


Service Record 2


Regimental Number

652057

Highest Rank

Corporal

Conflict

Battalion

Company

Enlisted

Enlistment Date

1916-03-23



Notes

After the war, Joe farmed in Saugeen Township and later in Elderslie Township. He also served as clerk of Elderslie Township for more than 3 years.




Sources & Links

James, F. Treve and Thomas Johnston, eds. “Bruce in Khaki containing a History of the 160th Overseas Bruce Battalion and Complete Nominal Roll of all Men who were at any Time on the Strength of the Battalion.” Chesley: James and Johnston, 1934. Print;
Royal Canadian Legion, Ontario Command. “Military service recognition book, volume II.” Fenety Marketing, 2015. Print.
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Joseph
Young, Joseph Wilbert

160th Battalion Enlistment Card

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