Michael Young served in the Royal Army Service Corps and Royal Corps of Transport for thirty three years. After retiring as a Lieutenant Colonel in 1987 he became Curator of the RASC and RCT Museum and Editor of the Corps Journal, The Waggoner. On the formation of the Royal Logistic Corps in 1993 he became Editor of the Corps Journal before retiring in 2000. Over the period 1987 to 2014 he was a member and Trustee of numerous regimental committees.
Among his published works is Army Service Corps 1902 – 1918 (Pen and Sword Books, 2000) and his wide knowledge of Corps history is in demand from authors across the world.