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Josiah Henry YOUNG

Regimental number2507
Place of birthRockley, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPlatelayer
AddressBurraga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 7"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFather, J.T. Young, Mossgrove, Burraga, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 March 1916
Place of enlistmentBroadmeadows, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1916
Discharge date27 November 1916
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Karoola', 5 July 1916; arrived Melbourne, 3 August 1916; discharged (medically unfit: chronic bronchitis), Sydney, 25 November 1916.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death1922
SourcesNAA: B2455, YOUNG Josiah Henry

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