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John Hume YOUNG

Regimental number2760
Place of birthSelkirkshire Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationPainter
AddressYork Street, Maylands, Western Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, Mrs Harriett Thrysland Young, York Street, Maylands, Western Australia
Enlistment date19 June 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll21 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 10 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 January 1917
Age at death from cemetery records41
Place of burialGuards' Cemetery (Plot IV, Row N, Grave No. 6), Lesboeufs, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
154
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Mary A. YOUNG, Selkirk, Scotland; Wife: Harriet Thripland YOUNG, Selkirk, Scotland
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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