Dorothy May Young

1917–28 December 1986 (Age 70)
Melbourne, Victoria, Australia

The Life of Dorothy May

When Dorothy May Young was born in 1917, in Melbourne, Victoria, Australia, her father, George William Young, was 21 and her mother, Elsie Victoria Watson, was 18. She married Thomas Francis Morris on 12 October 1940. She died on 28 December 1986, in Bermagui, New South Wales, Australia, at the age of 69, and was buried in Bermagui Cemetery, Bermagui, New South Wales, Australia.

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Thomas Francis Morris
Dorothy May Young
Marriage: 12 October 1940

Spouse and Children

12 October 1940

Parents and Siblings



    George Albert Young



    Colin Lancelot Young


    John James Young


World Events (8)


Age 1

Australian troops sent to fight in South African War.

Age 1

Battle on the Somme. Australian forces capture Mont St. Quentin.

Age 22

Australia joins Britain in declaration of war on Germany.

Name Meaning

1 English, Scottish, and northern Irish: distinguishing name (Middle English yunge, yonge ‘young’), for the younger of two bearers of the same personal name, usually distinguishing a younger brother or a son. In Middle English this name is often found with the Anglo-Norman French definite article, for example Robert le Yunge.2 Americanization of a cognate, equivalent, or like-sounding surname in some other language, notably German Jung and Junk, Dutch ( De ) Jong(H) and Jong , and French Lejeune and Lajeunesse .3 assimilated form of French Dion or Guyon .

Dictionary of American Family Names © Patrick Hanks 2003, 2006.

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