2nd Lt James Allan Baillie Young


1898 May 26 Born Padiham Lancs

1901 census at Lancashire

1911 census at 72 Claremont Rd, Highgate

1915 Jun 15 Commissioned M'shipman in RNR. He then moves from RNR to RAF.

1016 Dec 3. Discharged unsuitable. Art 143 requires every Reserve man employed otherwise than in foreign-going vessels to present himself, at intervals of six months, to some Registrar in the UK and report his past and present employment.

1917 Feb 5. Enlisted in Inns of Court OTC. At 8 Woodlands Crescent, Muswell Hill.

1917 Dec 17 Transfers to RFA

RN Record and RAF Record

1917 Aug 2. Commissioned in RAF

1919 Feb 27 Gazetted out of RAF as 2nd Lt. His final medical says "Unfit, no further use in RAF. Cat F in Army"

1920 Dec 13. Joined ADRIC with service no 1211. Posted to L Coy. I cannot read what is against his name

1921 Apr 16. Posted to R Coy

1921 May 14 Posted to P Coy

1922 Jan 24 Discharged on demobilisation of ADRIC

Oddly I cannot find what happens to him

1923 Nov 10. There is a James A Young leaving UK for South Africa, but I cannot prove it is our man


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