Sergeant James Young, son of John Joseph and Mary Elizabeth Young, of Omagh, Co Tyrone, Northern Ireland, served with 9th (Essex) Parachute Battalion. He took part in the D-Day landings to Normandy, during Op Overlord.
Sergeant Young died on 6 June 1944, aged 28 years old. He is now buried at Ranville War Cemetery, Normandy.
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Army Roll of Honour: World War II supplied by Naval and Military Press Ltd
- James Young
- Service Number
- Parachute Regt (not otherwise specified)
- Date of Death
- Theatre of War
- Western Europe Campaign, 1944/45