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Young, Roderick Alan (1916-1944)

Sherborne School, UK, Book of Remembrance for former pupils who died in the Second World War, 1939-1945.


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Credit: Sherborne School Archives, Abbey Road, Sherborne, Dorset, UK, DT9 3AP.


Details: Roderick Alan Young (1916-1944), born 8 February 1916, son of Brigadier-General Ernest Douglas Young, CB, CMG, and of Cecil Mary Young (nee Newbolt), of Sandhills, Reading Road, Fleet, Hampshire (formerly i/c Administration, BAOR, Wiesbaden).


Attended St Neots school, Eversley, Hampshire.


Attended Sherborne School (Harper House) September 1929-April 1933.


Tea planter, Empire of India & Ceylon Tea Co. Ltd.


WW2, Lieutenant, 1st Battalion, Devonshire Regiment. Killed in action in the Naga Hills, Imphal, on 10 June 1944, aged 28.


Commemorated at:

Rangoon Memorial, Myanmar, Face 6,-roddri...


Sherborne School: War Memorial Staircase; Book of Remembrance; Harper House roll of honour.

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Taken on August 1, 2013