In memory of

Pilot Officer

Joseph Philip Young

who died on 23 May 1944

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Service details
  Conflict WWII
  Service RCAF
  Unit No. 408 Squadron, Royal Canadian Air Force
  Rank Pilot Officer
  Service number J89253
  Date of death 19440523
  Cause of death killed in action
Narrative history
  J89253 Pilot Officer (No. 408 Goose Squadron RCAF pilot) Joseph Philip Young (b.1918) of Regina was KIA 19440523 and is commemorated on the Runnymede Memorial near London, England, for airmen from the north European theatre who died with no known grave. Young's Lancaster was shot down near Dulman, Germany, during a night raid on Dortmund. He was the son of Henry (Heinrich Jung), a barber, and Mary (Busch) Young who came from Jugoslavia. Joseph attended St. Josephs school and Balfour Tech and was a salesman for Cheerio Toys & Games when he enlisted at Regina early in 1942.
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Memorial information
  Saskatchewan rural municipality for commemoration 159 - Sherwood
  Cemetery or memorial location Runnymede Memorial, Egham, Surrey, England    

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  Honour roll location(s) Regina
  Geo-memorial Young Lake, Saskatchewan     
  Geo-memorial location 57.8°N / 105.5167°W
  Geo-memorial NTS map reference 74H13
  Geo-memorial details Southwest of Close Lake.
Personal information
  Date of birth 19180516
  Place of birth Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Date of enlistment 19420217
  Place of enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Residence on enlistment Regina    (Please click here for map.)
  Occupation salesman
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