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William YOUNG

Regimental number3660
Place of birthKelso, Roxburghshire, Scotland
SchoolGeorge Heriot's School, Edinburgh, Scotland
Other trainingMilne's Engineering Works, Edinburgh, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia22
ReligionFree Church
OccupationMarine engineer
Address31 Warrender Park Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMother, Mrs M S Young, 31 Warrender Park Terrace, Edinburgh, Scotland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date17 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 12 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 28 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPoperinghe, Belgium
Age at death32.6
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXII, Row F, Grave No. 16A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Robert and Mary Scott YOUNG
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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