Private, Co. B, 30th Div., 105th Engineers; of Cabarrus County; son of J. M. and Mrs. L. K. Young. Husband of Mrs. Mattie M. Young. Entered service Sept. 19, 1916, at Charlotte, N.C. Sent to Asheville guard duty, transferred to Camp Bragg for guard duty. Sailed for Liverpool, Eng., May 26, 1918; landed June 12, 1918. Fought at Voormizelle, Belgium, Sept. 1st to Sept. 18, 1918; Bellicourt Sept. 29 to Oct. 1, 1918; Montbrehain, Brancourt, Premont, Busigny from Oct. 8 to 16, 1918; La Salle River, Vaux-Andigny, Mazinghein, Oct. 13 to 20, 1918. Served 12 months on Mexican border; landed in USA April 13, 1919. Mustered out at Camp Jackson, S. C., April 18, 1919.