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James Francis YOUNG

Regimental number2964
Place of birthSwansea, Tasmania
SchoolSwansea State School, Tasmania
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressSwansea, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs E M Young, Swansea, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date23 July 1915
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 27 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 July 1916
Age at death27
Place of burialNo known grave
Commemoration detailsSpecial Memorial (Panel 19), Pozieres British Cemetery, Ovillers-La-Boiselle, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
68
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Sarah YOUNG; Wife: E. May YOUNG
Other detailsMedals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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