Gordon Preston Young
Specialist 4, Army
Hometown: Charlotte County, Virginia
Served In: Vietnam
Casualty Date: November 17, 1965
Died In: Ia Drang Valley, Pleiku Province, South Vietnam
Awards: Bronze Star Medal, Purple Heart, Republic of Vietnam Gallantry Cross Medal w/ Palm Ribbon
Specialist 4 Young was killed in action in Landing Zone Albany on November 17, 1965 in the Ia Drang Valley. He served with A Company, 2nd Battalion, 7th Cavalry, 1st Cavalry Division.
He is buried in Bethlehem Presbyterian Church Cemetery, Charlotte County, Virginia.