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Thomas Younger Seaforth Highlanders **now commemorated**

 
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Kenneth Morrison



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PostPosted: Wed Mar 20, 2019 7:29 pm    Post subject: Thomas Younger Seaforth Highlanders **now commemorated** Reply with quote

Thomas Younger age 40 Private (S/4649) 9th Battalion, Seaforth Highlanders.
In 1911 Thomas was living in Bowman Forest Bothy, Eckford, Roxburghshire and was working as a forestry carter. He enlisted at Kelso in September 1914 and landed with his battalion at Boulogne in May 1915.
He was admitted to the 1st Canadian General Hospital in Etaples with sever bronchitis in February 1917 but was diagnosed with Pulmonary Phthisis (tuberculosis) and evacuated to the Keighly War Hospital in Yorkshire. Thomas was discharged from the army in March and awarded a Silver War Badge (36939) but died just over a year later.
Born 1878 in Cheswick, Ancroft, Berwick-on-Tweed, Northumberland.
Son of Andrew and Agnes (Best) Younger of Beal Farm, Beal, Kyloe, Northumberland.
Died of Pulmonary Phthisis at the family home on 28 May 1918.

His case has been submitted via the In from the Cold Project.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 03, 2021 5:36 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Thomas Younger's name was added to the CWGC Debt of Honour Register today 3 February 2021. Very Happy
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 03, 2021 7:06 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Good news, well done, Ken.
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PostPosted: Wed Feb 03, 2021 7:24 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Well done, Ken
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PostPosted: Thu Feb 04, 2021 7:41 pm    Post subject: Reply with quote

Great work, Ken.

This was my Grandfather's battalion.

I see you've been in touch with the North East War Memorial Project about him:

http://www.newmp.org.uk/article.php?categoryid=99&articleid=1488&displayorder=3

Cheers

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