Seamen Arthur George Wakeling Young

Seamen Arthur George Wakeling Young served in the Mercantile Marine during WW1. He is entitled to the British War Medal and the Mercantile Marine War Medal.

Born in Strood, Kent, United Kingdom on February 26th 1891

Trade : Telegraphist

1901 United Kingdom census : Listed as living 100 Western road in St-Nicholas Stroot County, Kent

Father : Arthur G (railway guard)    Mother : Martha (dressmaker)

Sister : Emily

November 1915 : Hired as a Wireless Certified Operator for the British Post Office

September 21th 1918 : Arrived in Montreal on the ship Delta from London, England and joined the merchant navy as telegraphist

September 1918 ship Delta passenger list (first line Arthur G W Young)

From 1918 to 1926 He lived in St-John, New-Brunswick at 27 Garden street

1922 : Married Marian E Roberts in Strood, Kent (first semester)

1926 July 1st : Sailed form South Hampton on SS Antonia. Arrived at Quebec City on July 26th.

1929 end of January : Sailed from St-John, New Brunswick on SS Metagama to Liverpool (date of arrival February 17th). He had a daughter Joan and her adress is 104 Seston road, Strood, United Kingdom.

1960 March : Sailed on the Empress of France to United Kingdom from St-John, New Brunswick.

Address 84 Langfields Southfields, South West 18. He was listed a a canadian citizen.

I think Arthur G W Young never returned to the United Kingdom and probably lived the rest of his life in New-Brunswick, Canada

If you know more information on this gentleman, please leave me message so I can add it to his small biography.

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