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John YOUNG

Regimental number10892
Place of birthStirling, England
SchoolCraigo, Stirling, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationRailway employee
Address'Rosebank', Gwanbygine, York, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, J Young, 17 Linden Avenue, Stirling, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date7 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 2 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFlers, France
Age at death22
Place of burialDelville Wood Cemetery (Plot XI, Row F, Grave No. 8), Longueval, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
18
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Jessie YOUNG
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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