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Richard Charles YOUNG

Regimental number2168
Place of birthForcett Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressSorrell, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, John Young, Forcett, Tasmania
Enlistment date5 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A49 Seang Choon on 23 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 25 January 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Hobart Garden of Remembrance
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 April 1963

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