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George Alton YOUNG

Regimental number2759
Date of birth4 May 1893
Place of birthWinjecarrebee New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSchool teacher
AddressPublic School, Experimental Farm, Bomen, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Charles Young, Public School, Experimental Farm, Bomen, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name55th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/72/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll55th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1918
Other detailsHeadstone inscription reads: 'Died Experiment Farm after effects of wounds.'
Date of death19 June 1919
Age at death26
Place of burialWagga Wagga Monumental Cemetery, New South Wales

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