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Clarence Wellington YOUNG

Regimental number3261
Place of birthWest Maitland, New South Wales
OccupationRailway employee
AddressLismore, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24.3
Height5' 6.5"
Weight144 lbs
Next of kinSister, Miss Mildred Young, c/o Mrs Eipper, East Maitland, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 2 years in the Taranaki Rifles, Territorial Force, New Zealand.
Enlistment date28 September 1915
Place of enlistmentLismore, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 30 December 1915
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3261A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll49th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 September 1917
Discharge date29 December 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Borda', 26 September 1917; discharged (medically unfit: disordered action of the heart), Brisbane, 29 December 1917.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No Q187302.
Date of death28 June 1979
Age at death88
SourcesNAA: B2455, YOUNG Clarence Wellington

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