Originally created 01/03/06

Lt. Col. Frederick Young, Sr. (AUGUSTA, Ga.)



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AUGUSTA, Ga. - Lieutenant Colonel Frederick L. Young, Sr. passed on December 31, 2005. A decorated combat veteran , he served on the battlefield with the U.S. , British and French armies; being awarded two Presidential Citations , the Silver Star, Bronze Star and cluster , Purple Heart recipient with three clusters and the Croix de Guerre. He is survived by his spouse of 57 years, Ruth E. Young; son Frederick L. Young, Jr. and daughter-in-law Joyce U. Young. A military graveside service will be held 1:00PM Thursday January 5, 2006 at Hillcrest Memorial Park. Full honors will be accorded by the ceremonial detachment of Fort Gordon. Sign the guestbook at AugustaChronicle.com

The Augusta Chronicle January 3, 2006