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John Percival YOUNG

Regimental number2763
Place of birthVictoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of Christ
AddressBetley, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, John Young, Betley via Dunolly, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the 73rd Victorian Ranger Infantry Battalion.
Enlistment date6 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll30 November 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 16 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateDied of disease 9 November 1918
Place of death or woundingEngland
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBrockwood Military Cemetery (Plot IV, Row J, Grave No. 17), Surrey, England, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Sarah Jane YOUNG, Betley, Victoria
Family/military connectionsUnspecified relative: No.5115 Cecil Ernest Young, 24th Bn, returned to Australia.

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