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Sgt John L Young
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Birth: Jun. 22, 1918
Maryland, USA
Death: Jun. 2, 1945

John served as a Sergeant, 124th Infantry Regiment, 31st Infantry Division, U.S. Army during World War II.

He resided in Elkridge, Howard County, Maryland prior to the war.

He was drafted into the Army and reported for duty on May 29, 1942 in Baltimore, Maryland. He attended his training at Camp Polk, LA. After training he was sent to the South Pacific. Island hopped to take Japanese held islands.

John was "Killed In Action" during the war and was awarded a Purple Heart with one Oak Leaf Clusters. His first Purple Heart was for being wounded in the Solomons Islands.

Service # 33201303

( Bio. by Russ Pickett )
 
 
Burial:
Manila American Cemetery and Memorial
Manila
Metro Manila
National Capital Region, Philippines
Plot: Plot B Row 16 Grave 117
 
Created by: CWGC/ABMC
Record added: Aug 08, 2010
Find A Grave Memorial# 56774488
Sgt John L Young
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Sgt John L Young
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Sgt John L Young
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Rest in Peace
- gracedv
 Added: Nov. 1, 2015
He won 2 purple hearts, oak leaf clusters.(Thank you msb for correct info.)
-Anonymous
 Added: Mar. 6, 2013
Kind, compassionate and talented man. Full of hope and possibilities. 2 Purple Hearts.
- Mary in Maryland
 Added: Feb. 25, 2013
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