Youngs, George Arthur

  • Township: Embro & West Zorra
  • Branch: First Depot Battalion, Alberta Regiment
  • Regiment number: 3205831
  • Date of birth: October 1, 1887
  • Where born: West Zorra Township, Oxford County, Ontario, Canada
  • Date of death: November 22, 1952
  • Burial location: Westcott Cemetery, Alberta, Canada
  • Wars Served: World War I
  • Years of service: January 11, 1918 - May 1919
  • Country enlisted with: Canada

Biography

George Arthur Youngs was born Oct. 1, 1887, a son of Robert W. and Martha (Chenoweth) Youngs of Lot 21, Concession 4. He and his brother Charles moved out West to the area of Didsbury, Alberta.  George enlisted in January of 1918 and served in England and France.  Wounded in the left arm and left thigh, he was discharged on demobilization in May of 1919.  He returned to Didsbury and purchased farm land through the Soldier Settlement Board.  He married Janet May Bradshaw and they had 3 sons - Robert B., Clarence G., and Charles W.

 

 

 

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