Private Thomas Young

Name:Thomas Young
DOB:8/1/1895
Born:Boldon Colliery
Conflict:WW1
Service:Army
Rank:Private
Service Record:unknown
StoryIn 1914, Thomas Young, who had been working as a hewer, enlisted in the 9th Battalion DLI a Territorial battalion with its headquarters at Burt Terrace in Gateshead and went with his battalion to France in April He served as a stretcher bearer on the Western Front and was twice wounded before he gained the Victoria Cross for his bravery between 25 and 31 March 1918 at Bucquoy in France.

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