Julian Yorks Square


No. 21894 Julian Yorks, 1917-1943, from The Boston Globe, May 21, 1948

The intersecton of Norfolk Street and Woolson Street, Mattapan was designated as a hero square for Julian Yorks.


Julian Yorks, United States Army 2 February 1917 – 7 January 1943 Julian Yorks was born on February 2, 1917, in Malden MA. As a resident of Dorchester, Julian inducted into the United States Army on June 27, 1941, and began active duty that same day. Julian served as Private First Class with the Cavalry. He was KIA in New Caledonia on January 7, 1943. Julian was survived by his mother Ida Yorks a resident of Dorchester.


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January 1, 2022

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