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Claverhouse YOUNG

Regimental number2003
Place of birthSouthport, Queensland
SchoolBrisbane Grammar School, Queensland
Other trainingQueensland University
ReligionChurch of England
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.9
Height6' 1"
Weight160 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr Charles Kilpatrick Young, Armagh Street, Clayfield, Brisbane, Queensland
Previous military serviceServed as a Sergeant in the Brisbane Grammar School Cadet Corps; 4 years 3 months in the Compulsory Military Training Scheme.
Enlistment date3 February 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name49th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/66/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A46 Clan Macgillivray on 1 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll42nd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 July 1918
Place of death or woundingHamel, France
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot III, Row B, Grave 5), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Charles K.S. and Mary YOUNG
Family/military connectionsBrothers: [69] Lt Rupert George YOUNG, 2nd Light Horse Regiment, returned to Australia, 28 October 1919; 1192 Pte Walter Balls Headley YOUNG, 49th Bn, returned to Australia, 23 October 1918.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, YOUNG Claverhouse

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