Private John Young


The background of this North Irish Horseman is not known at present.

John Young enlisted in the North Irish Horse between 2 and 12 December 1912 (No.765 – later Corps of Hussars No.71098). He embarked for France with A Squadron on 17 August 1914, seeing action on the retreat from Mons and advance to the Aisne.

Young remained with the regiment throughout the war. On 25 February 1919 he was demobilised and transferred to Class Z, Army Reserve.