Squadron Leader Alfred Markham YOUNG

From Australia serving in the Royal Air Force

Service No: 36135 (RAF)
Born: Date, Location unavailable
Enlisted in the RAF: 1938
Unit: No. 106 Squadron, RAF Station Syerston, Nottinghamshire
Died: Air Operations: (No. 106 Squadron Lancaster III aircraft EE125), North West Europe, 26 June 1943, Aged 26 Years
Buried: Unrecovered
CWGC Additional Information: Son of Alfred Gordon Young and Vera Blanche Young, of Epping, New South Wales, Australia
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 119, Runnymede Memorial, Surrey UK
Remembered: Supplementary Panel 12, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT
Remembered: Epping War Memorial Plaques, Epping NSW

Squadron Leader Young was an Australian Cadet trained for the RAF who embarked for the UK on 31 December 1937.

No. 106 Squadron Lancaster EE125 took off from Syerston at 2240 hours on 25 June 1943 to attack Gelsenkirchen and was lost without trace. The crew members of EE125 were:

Flying Officer James Bell DFM (126807) (RAF) (Air Gunner)
Sergeant Peter Edward Bevis (146345) (RAFVR) (Observer)
Flight Sergeant Albert William Dickison (R/141249) (RCAF) (Air Bomber)
Sergeant John Reginald Hayle (1153818) (RAFVR) (Flight Engineer)
Flight Sergeant Charles Lucas Mallett DFM (652146) (RAF) (Wireless Air Gunner)
Sergeant George Henry Peel (1392710) (RAFVR) (Air Gunner)
Squadron Leader Alfred Markham Young (36135) (RAF) (Pilot)


Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Chorley W R, Royal Air Force Bomber Command Losses of the Second World War – Volume 4 Aircraft and Aircrew Losses 1943, Midland Counties Publications, 1997
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 166/45/18
Newton, Dennis A Few of the Few: Australians and the Battle of Britain, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT 2600, 1990
Register of War Memorials in New South Wales On-Line

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