3-John Young was born on 27 Mar 1855 in Park Foggo, Coldingham, Scotland and died on 11 Jun 1921 in Ulverstone, Tasmania at age 66. He was buried in the Ulverstone Cemetery with his parents. John lived with his sister, Minnie, and her daughter in the family home in Victoria Street, opposite the Hall of the Salvation Army Hall, to which he gave many years of devoted service.
John worked as a carrier in Ulverstone. Below is an agreement to purchase over time a draft (sic) horse and float from Leith farmer W. H. Hills. Also pictured is his cart license and him seated on the cart.
Burnie Advocate Monday 13 June 1921
Well-Known Identity Passes:
Yesterday the remains of the late John Young, of Victoria street, Ulverstone, were laid to rest in the Ulverstone general cemetery in the presence of a large number of residents. Among them were leading citizens, whose presence was a fitting tribute to the memory of deceased, whose life had been a continued example of devoted service. Deceased was born in Scotland 60 years ago, and arrived in Tasmania with his parents when three years of age. He was a member of the local corps of the Salvation Army, and had been treasurer for 28 years. The burial service was conducted by Brigadier Garbutt, Ensign Turner and Envoy Walkenden. The chief mourners were Mr. Lucas (brother-in-law), and Mr. Chilcott (nephew). The pall-bearers were Messrs. Roy Clark, W. Hills, and W. Hills, jun., and Envoy Walkenden. Deceased leaves three sisters -Mesdames Lucas and M'Hugh and Miss Young.