He was educated at Eastbourne College and later attended Street John"s College, Oxford.
Young"s batting and bowling style is unknown. Young made his first-class debut for Sussex against Essex in 1908 County Championship. He made two further first-class appearances in 1908, against Worcestershire and Warwickshire.
In these three matches, he scored a total of 105 runs at an average of 21.00, with a high score of 84.
This score came on debut against Essex. He died at Eastbourne, Sussex on 8 September 1960.