Desmond is not remembered on the war memorial at Christchurch Park.
Born: 1923, Ipswich.
Died: 24th March 1944; age: 20.
Rank: Sergeant/Rear Air Gunner; Service Number: 1874065.
Regiment: Royal Air Force Volunteer Reserve, 57 Squadron.
Relatives Notified & Address: Son of Claude & Emma Elizabeth Youngs, of Moat Farm, Burgh, Suffolk.
Father: Claude Youngs, born July 1887, Wenhaston, Suffolk. A Farmer.
Mother: Emma Elizabeth Youngs (nee Lincoln), born February 1887, Cratfield, Suffolk – died 1943, Burgh, Suffolk.
Probate to Claude Youngs – father, a farmer.
Carl Walter Strom; Pilot Officer/Mid Upper Air Gunner; age 25; R.C.A.F.
George Alfred Hampton; Pilot Officer/ Pilot; age 22; R.A.A.F.
Frank Sidney Bodkin; Sergeant/Flight Engineer; age 21; R.A.F.V.R.
Thomas James Adkison; Flight Sergeant/Air Bomber; age 25; R.C.A.F. – born Gilmer, Upshur County, Texas, U.S.A.
Ralph Ellis Garrard Nuttall; Sergeant/Navigator; survived and taken a Prisoner of War – died July 1994, age 94.
J. Milfull; Sergeant/ Wireless Operator/Air Gunner – survived and taken a Prisoner of War at Stalag 357.