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Charles YOUNG

Regimental number538
Place of birthBarnawartha, Victoria
SchoolGeelong College, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationStation manager
AddressBrell Plain Station, Corowa, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, R E Young, c/o Messrs McPherson, Thom and Co, Corowa, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Star Of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollTrooper
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 1 July 1915
Place of death or woundingWalter's Ridge, Galllipoli
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialAri Burnu Cemetery (Row E, Grave No. 1), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
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Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Name given in Cemetery Records as Charles Lyle YOUNG. Parents: Robert Edward and Beatrice YOUNG.
Family/military connectionsCousins: Charles Edmond Young, who was killed in action at Gallipoli and Euston Young D.S.O.

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