b. 22/06/1876 Milwaukee, Wisconsin. d. 03/04/1941 Solano County, California.
DATE OF MOH ACTION: 20/06 to 16/07/1900 Peking, China.
Boxer Rebellion Congressional Medal of Honor Recipient. He enlisted into militray service at Milwaukee, Wisconsin and served as a Private, in the U.S. Marine Corps. During the Battle of Peking, China, June 20, to July 16, 1900, Private Young with others was dispatched as a guard and helped in erecting barricades to protect the city while fighting the invading rebel Boxers. For gallantry in the face of thenemy, he was awarded the Medal of Honor on July 19, 1901. He later achieved the rank of Sergeant Major.
In the presence of the enemy during the battle of Peking, China, 20 June to 16 July 1900. Throughout this period, Young distinguished himself by meritorious conduct.
BURIAL LOCATION: ARLINGTON NATIONAL CEMETERY, ARLINGTON, VIRGINIA.
Section 17, Grave 18979-D
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