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Wolverton Durham
He was the son of William Joseph and Mary Frances Young of Wolviston Hall near Stockton on Tees. In 1911 he was lodging with a brother at 32 Patrick Road West Bridgford Nottingham. He also had connections with North Muskham Nottinghamshire.
He was a solicitor. He was a respected cricket and hockey player who enjoyed hunting with the Rufford, Earl of Harrington's, Belvoir and Quorn as well Otto Paget's Thorpe Satcheville Beagles.
13 Sep 1915
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Major
10th Bn Sherwood Foresters (Notts & Derby Regiment)
Major Arthur Webster Young, 10th Battalion Nottinghamshire and Derbyshire Regiment, was killed in action during German shelling of their position near Sanctuary Wood on 13th September 1915. (He served with 4th Bn Sherwood Foresters pre-Great War.)
Source: The Muskhams, Little Carlton and Bathley in the Great War, Published 2014 by the Bathley History Society (Courtesy of Trevor Frecknall) Article published 16th September 1915 in the Nottingham Evening Post :- “MAJOR A. W. YOUNG. “DEATH OF A SHERWOOD FORESTER. “Major Arthur Webster Young, of the 10th Battalion Sherwood Foresters, who has been killed in action, was son the late Mr. W. J. Young, of Wolviston Hall, Stockton-on-Tees, and was 47 years of age. He was educated at Harrow, and for the past 16 years had resided with his eldest brother, Mr. H. R. Young, at North Muskham, Nether Broughton, and at 32, Patrick-road, Nottingham. For many years he served in the 4th Battalion Sherwood Foresters, and was stationed at Normanton Barracks Derby for 18 months. He retired with the rank captain but re-enlisted on the outbreak of the war and was attached to the 10th Battalion on its formation with his former rank. He was promoted major in November last. The deceased officer was a good allround [sic] sportsman and hunted with the Meynell, the Rufford, the Earl of Harringtons, the Belvoir, and the Quorn Hounds, as well as Mr. Otto Paget's Thoupe [?] Satchville beagles. He was a member of the West Bridgford Unionist Association, in which he took a deep interest, and he also belonged to the Friars Cricket Club, Derby, and the West Bridgford Tennis Club.” Above article is courtesy of Jim Grundy and his facebook pages Small Town Great War Hucknall 1914-1918
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