Young, George, Jr., BG

Deceased
 
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Last Rank
Brigadier General
Primary Unit
1968-1970, 00GC, 198th Light Infantry Brigade
Service Years
1942 - 1971
Brigadier General


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Home State
Arkansas
Arkansas
Year of Birth
1921
 
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Contact Info
Home Town
Pine Bluff
Last Address
Not Specified

Date of Passing
Oct 21, 1996
 
Location of Interment
Arlington National Cemetery - Arlington, Virginia
Wall/Plot Coordinates
Not Specified

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Last Known Activity
General Young's Bio and Obituary

http://www.arlingtoncemetery.net/ghyoung.htm
   
Other Comments:
General Young was my dad's Lt, and later Captain, during WWII, in the Second Chemical Mortar Bn and went on to become one of the most highly decorated officers of the 20th century. He served in WWII, Korea, and Vietnam,  as a fine soldier, and an 
inspiration to those who had the privledge to serve under him.
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 Ribbon Bar

Combat Infantryman 2nd Award

 
 Unit Assignments
2nd Chemical Mortar Battalion2nd Chemical Battalion3rd Infantry Division198th Light Infantry Brigade
  1942-1945, 2nd Chemical Mortar Battalion
  1942-1945, 2nd Chemical Battalion
  1949-1950, 3rd Infantry Division
  1968-1970, 00GC, 198th Light Infantry Brigade
 Colleges Attended 
The Citadel
  1938-1942, The Citadel
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