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Thomas William YOUNG

Regimental number7589
Place of birthSouth Norwood, London, England
SchoolClarke's College, Croydon, England
Age on arrival in Australia16.11
ReligionChurch of England
AddressAbbotsford, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs L Young, 238 Langridge Street, Abbotsford, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date22 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of wounds at the 83rd General Hospital, 20 August 1918.
FateDied of wounds 20 August 1918
Place of death or woundingBoulogne, France
Age at death18.7
Age at death from cemetery records18
Place of burialTerlincthun British Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 22), Wimille, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Arthur Henry and Lilian Frances YOUNG
Family/military connectionsFather: 2912 Pte Arthur Henry YOUNG, 1st Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 20 November 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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