Young, Charles, COL

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Last Rank
Colonel
Last Service Branch
Cavalry
Primary Unit
1918-1922, Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)/Defense Attache Office (USDAO)
Service Years
1889 - 1922
Foreign Language(s)
French

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Colonel



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Home State
Kentucky
Kentucky
Year of Birth
1864
 
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Casualty Info
Home Town
Mayslick
Last Address
Not Specified

Casualty Date
Jan 08, 1922
 
Cause
Non Hostile- Died of Illness, Other Injury
Reason
Illness, Disease
Location
Liberia
Conflict
Moro Rebellion (Philippines)
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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 Unit Assignments
9th Cavalry RegimentUS Army Cadet Command1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment10th Cavalry Regiment
Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)/Defense Attache Office (USDAO)Army Garrisons
  1889-1894, 9th Cavalry Regiment
  1894-1898, 3rd ROTC Region
  1898-1899, 1st Battalion, 9th Infantry Regiment/HHC
  1899-1903, 9th Cavalry Regiment
  1903-1904, 10th Cavalry Regiment
  1904-1908, Defense Attache Office (USDAO)/United States Defense Attache Office, Port-au-Prince, Haiti
  1908-1910, 9th Cavalry Regiment
  1912-1915, Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)/Defense Attache Office (USDAO)
  1915-1917, 10th Cavalry Regiment
  1917-1918, Army Garrison, Fort Huachuca, AZ/HHC
  1918-1922, Defense Intelligence Agency (DIA)/Defense Attache Office (USDAO)
 Combat and Non-Combat Operations
  1865-1891 Indian Wars (US)
  1899-1913 Moro Rebellion (Philippines)
  1911-1919 Mexican Service Campaign (1911-1919)
 Colleges Attended 
United States Military Academy
  1884-1889, United States Military Academy
 Additional Information
Last Known Activity
COL Young was the US Army's first African - American promoted to COL.

He died of kidney disease in Liberia, while serving as the US Military Attache.  

He served in several statewide assignments, Haiti, Philippines, Mexico, and Liberia. 
   
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