9th Battalion, Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers (British Army)
Date Of Birth:
01/07/1916 (Killed in Action)
Edward John Young was the oldest son of William and Sarah Young, He was born on 22nd November 1881. He was one of nine children, all born in the Fivemiletown area. Edward Young enlisted in Clogher. Sergeant Edward Young was serving with the 9th Battalion of the Royal Inniskilling Fusiliers when he was killed in action on the first day of the Battle of the Somme on 1st July 1916.
Bray-sur-Somme is a village and commune in the Department of the Somme, 8 kilometres south-east of Albert and 16 kilometres west of Peronne. Bray Vale British Cemetery is on the east side of the town of Albert.