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Harry YON

Regimental number971
Place of birthCrystal Brook South Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressCrystal Brook, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Charles Yon, Crystal Brook, South Australia
Enlistment date30 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 December 1918
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 6410 Pte Robert Henry Yon, 21st Bn, killed in action, 11 November 1917; 1932 Pte Charles Albert YON, 27th Bn, returned to Australia, 1 November 1917.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Date of death24 July 1952
Age at death58
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 16, Grave 42), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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