Wilfred Ernest Young was a Second Lieutenant with the 3rd Battalion of the Dorsetshire Regiment before he transferred to the Royal Flying Corps.
Distinguished Flying Cross (DFC)
Capt. Wilfred Ernest Young.
A gallant, skilful, and determined patrol leader. During the last few months he has destroyed five enemy machines, and previous to joining his present squadron he accounted for three more.
Supplement to the London Gazette, 3 August 1918 (30827/9205)