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Charles Harry YOUNG

Regimental number518
Place of birthMudgee, New South Wales
SchoolChrist Church
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
AddressWindsor, Bennett Street, Bondi, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 8.5"
Weight158 lbs
Next of kinFather, W Young, 46 Reservoir Street, Surry Hills, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in St George's Rifles, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Place of enlistmentRandwick, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/18/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board Transport A19 Afric on 18 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 November 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death5 November 1915
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave 14), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
31
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary Ann YOUNG; Wife: T.J. YOUNG
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Joined Bn, Mudros East, 17 September 1915.

Killed in action, 5 November 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, YOUNG Charles Harry

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