Sidney Charles Young

Date of birth:                     1898
Place of birth:                    Southampton
Service No.:                        86389
Rank:                                     Private
Regiment / Division:      Royal Army Medical Corps
Battalion:                             25th General Hospital
Died:                                      1st October 1918 aged 20 years
Death Location:                 Salonika, Greece

Life before the War
Sidney was born 1898 in Southampton to parents Frederick William and Ida, nee Woodman, who married in 1897 Southampton.  Sidney had a brother Ernest Frederick who was born in 1897 and a sister Ida May born 1909.

In 1901 the family were living at 152 Northumberland Road, St Mary’s, Southampton.  Frederick was a General Labourer.

By 1911 they had moved to 14 Bullar Street, Southampton and Frederick was employed as a Hospital Stoker.

War Service
Sidney enlisted in Southampton, joining the Royal Army Medical Corps, 25th General Hospital as a Private, service number 86389.

He died on 1st October 1918 aged 20 in Salonika, Greece. He is Remembered with Honour at the Mikra British Cemetery, Kalamaria, Greece.

Sidney’s brother’s Military Service
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   Ernest Frederick – he gave his next of kin and address as Ida Young (mother), 14 Bullar Street, Southampton.  His occupation prior to enlisting was a Baker.  He enlisted in Southampton on 28th October 1915 into the Hants RGA as a Gunner, service number 1833.  He was transferred to the Labour Corps 30 June 1917.  He was sent to Le Harve on 30 April 1916. He was demobilised on 12th March 1919 in Nottingham and gave his address as 58 Bullar Street, Southampton.

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