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Rupert James YOUNG

Regimental number2026
Place of birthMaryborough, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationElectrical improver
AddressWest Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinFather, George B Young, 27 Brunswick, Road, West Brunswick, Victoria
Enlistment date3 May 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name39th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/56/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 May 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 October 1971
Age at death72
Place of burialBallarat (New) Cemetery, Victoria

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