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Samuel YOUNG

Regimental number6445
Place of birthCollingwood, Victoria
SchoolCollingwood State School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBaker
Address30 Charlotte Street, Collingwood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Charles William Young, 286 Rae Street, North Fitzroy, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces and as a Baker on a troopship.
Enlistment date19 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll6448
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularRoHC lists service number as #6448
FateKilled in Action 4 October 1917
Place of death or woundingBroodseinde Ridge, Passchendaele, Belgium
Age at death22
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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