|Place of birth||Glin, Ireland|
|Age at embarkation||31|
|Next of kin||Wife, Mrs F B Young, 152 McKillop Street, Geelong, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||8th Battalion, 24th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/25/6|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Driver|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||6th Battalion|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
War service: Western Front
Embarked Melbourne, 19 February 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 25 April 1917; marched in to 2nd Training Bn, Durrington, 26 April 1917,
Proceeded overseas to France, 2 November 1917; taken on strength, 6th Bn, 9 November 1917.
Admitted to 2nd Australian Field Ambulance, 1 June 1918 (diarrhoea); discharged to duty, 9 June 1918.
Wounded in action, and admitted to 12th Casualty Clearing Station, 25 August 1918; transferred to Ambulance Train No 15, 27 August 1918, and admitted to No 12 US General Hospital, Rouen, 28 August 1918 (gun shot wound, right shoulder); discharged to No 11 Convalescent Depot, 30 August 1918; transferred to No 1 Australian Convalescent Depot, 5 October 1918; rejoined unit, 20 October 1918.
On leave to United Kingdom, 1 November 1918; rejoined unit from leave, 23 November 1918.
Taken on strength, 1st Australian Motor Transport Company, 1 February 1919; appointed Driver, 12 February 1919.
Marched out to England for return to Australia, 4 June 1919; marched in to No 1 Group, 5 June 1919.
Commenced return to Australia on board HT Takada, 18 July 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 7 September 1919; discharged, Melbourne, 15 October 1919.Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
|Sources||NAA: B2455, YOUNG John Joseph|