In memory of


George Macbeth Young

who died on 26 Feb 1945

Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service Army
  Unit Canadian Grenadier Guards
  Rank Guardsman
  Service number L105908
  Date of death 19450226
  Cause of death killed in action
Narrative history
  L105908 Guardsman (Canadian Grenadier Guards) George Macbeth (Mac) Young (b.1923) of Regina was KIA 19450226 on the Siegfried Line during operations to clear the west bank of the Rhine and is buried at Groesbeek Canadian war cemetery near Nijmegen, Glederland, Netherlands. He was the son of George and Janet Davidson Young. Mac attended Central collegiate and was employed as a ticket clerk for CNR when he enlisted at Regina in 1943.

Young is one of 22 members of First Presbyterian congregation to be commemorated on a stained glass window in the church, and to have their stories told in David G. Marshall, Stained Glass Name: A Dedication of Remembrance, published by the church in 2002.
       A Glossary of abbreviations to help understand the terms used is available.
  Stained Glass Name, courtesy 1st Presbyterian church
Stained Glass Name, courtesy 1st Presbyterian church
Stained Glass Name, courtesy 1st Presbyterian church
Stained Glass Name, courtesy 1st Presbyterian church
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 159 - Sherwood
  Cemetery or memorial location Groesbeek Canadian war cemetery, Gelderland, Netherlands    

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  Honour roll location(s) Regina
  Geo-memorial Young Lake, Saskatchewan     
  Geo-memorial location 54.95°N / 102.2167°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 63L16
  Geo-memorial details Northwest of Creighton.
Personal information
  Date of birth 19230825
  Place of birth Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19430510
  Place of enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Occupation railwayman
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