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Charles Mathes Young Jr

Military

Assigned to 367FG, 9AF USAAF. C/O of 367FG, 9AF USAAF. ETD

Awards: DFC (OLC), SS, BS, AM (8OLC), WWII Victory, EAME, American campaign, OCC, Korean and UN medals.

Post War: Retired in January 1963 as a Brigadier General.

Service

Units served with

Associated Place

  • Ibsley

    Military site : airfield
    Built during 1940-41 as a fighter base satellite for RAF Middle Wallop, Ibsley opened in 1941 when incomplete. It eventually had three concrete runways, 18 hardstandings plus 18 double pen dispersals, and two Bellman plus 12 blister hangars, after...

  • Stoney Cross

    Military site : airfield
    Planned as a secret, emergency airfield, Stoney Cross was developed during 1942-43 as an advance base for both fighters and bombers. Occupied by the RAF from January 1943, before construction was complete, the station had eventually three concrete...

  • Cricqueville

    Military site : airfield

  • Beuzeville

    Military site : airfield

Events

Event Location Date
Born Helena, AR 31 July 1914

Son of Charles M Sr and Estelle [Colhouer] Young.

Enlisted West Point Military Academy 1938

1938 graduate of West Point Military Academy.

Based January 1944 – November 1944

Assigned to 367FG, 9AF USAAF.

Died Fayetteville, AR 10 March 2004
Buried Sons Chapel Cemetery Fayetteville, Washington County, AR 13 March 2004

Sons Chapel Cemetery
Fayetteville,
Washington County, AR

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