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Wallace YOUNG

Regimental number3061
Place of birthCoonamble, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationRailway employee
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, S.W.R. Young, 54 Gordon Street, Paddington, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date25 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll31st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1916
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1697 Driver Bruce Patrick YOUNG, 5th Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 15 May 1919; 6880 Pte Harold Bede YOUNG, 17th Bn, died of illness, Devonport, England, 8 January 1918; 4660 Pte Douglas YOUNG, 3rd Bn, returned to Australia, 17 March 1917, disabled by wounds; Uncles: 1775 Pte James Henry YOUNG, 18th Bn, killed in action in France, 29 July 1916; 6104 Pte Alexander Robert YOUNG, 2nd Bn, killed in action at Bullecourt, France, 4 May 1917; Cousins: 3145 Pte Edwin George YOUNG, 13th Bn, returned to Australia and died of illness, 1 January 1919; 4240 Pte Christopher Reid MAHONEY MM, Administrative Headquarters, returned to Australia, 28 March 1919; Frank CURRAN, who died of illness.
Miscellaneous detailsSee 7565 Wallace YOUNG for second period of service.

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