YOUNG, James Alfred

Rank: 
Lance Corporal
Unit/Base: 
1 Commando
Regiment/Corps: 
Border Regiment
Service: 
Army
Number: 
3596431
Died : 
Wednesday, January 31, 1945
Killed in action or died of wounds
Age: 
30
Cemetery/Memorial: 
Lance Corporal James Young, Mortar Platoon, died of wounds during operations at Kangaw, Burma.  
Extract from Appendix 2 of the Timeline Report.
"Cpl. Young, Mortar Platoon, with a small party of men made three attempts to reach the bomb dump but this was under enemy machine gun fire and they were driven back.  In the last attempt Cpl. Young was hit and subsequently died of his wounds".
 
Sources
CWGC.
Casualty Lists / National Archives file WO417/88.
Appendix 2 of the Timeline Report / National Archives file WO218/81 - Linked Content below.
 
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