Charles was born on September 16 1924 in Hamilton Ontario as the son of Frank Edwin and Carol Young, of Stoney Creek, Ontario. His parents were married on October 12 1923 in Hamilton. His brother was Robert Young and his sisters were: Betty and Patty Young.
His profession was a steelworker and he was member of the Church of England.
He enlisted on November 4 1942 in Hamilton and he went overseas to the UK on March 14 1944 and he landed as reinforcement on June 6 1944 during D-Day .
Charles was killed in action on Friday June 9 age 19 in the D Coy near Putot en Bessin and he was temporarily buried there and on January 18 1945 reburied in Bretteville S/Laize.
At is headstone: A BELOVED SON. MAY HE REST IN PEACE
His medals were: 1939-45 Star; France Germany Star; War Medal; CVSM & Clasp.
His name is at the monument in Putot en Bessin.