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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