Royal Scots Military Cross Medal Group
Military Cross – Unnamed, as issued.
1914-15 Star – 2 Lieut J Young R.Scots
British War Medal – Capt. J. Young
Victory Medal – Capt. J. Young
Family legend states that “the M.C. was awarded in 1917 for personally killing the occupants of a German machine gun nest.”
Medal Index Card confirms James Young MC. It confirms his entitlement to the Trio, with the naming to match.
James Young entered the Balkans Theatre 6th September 1915 until 16th May 1916, and then France and Flanders from 17th May 1916 till 28th May 1919.
His address is given as, Meadowfield, Corstorphine, Edinburgh.
Photographs can be found on our blog firstname.lastname@example.org supplied by the Royal Scots Fusiliers Museum.
With information supplied by the family it can be confirmed that he was Gazetted in the London Gazette Supplement Tuesday 1st January 1918.
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