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James Albert YOUNG

Regimental number5487
Place of birthBendigo, Victoria
SchoolLong Gully State School, Victoria
ReligionMethodist
OccupationBaker
Address407 Mount Kerong Road, Long Gully, Bendigo, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs C Young, 407 Mount Kerong Road, Long Gully, Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date16 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll23 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 August 1918
Age at death25
Place of burialAssevillers New British Cemetery (Plot XII, Row A, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
164
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Albert Edward and Charlotte YOUNG
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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