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Wright George YOUNG

Regimental number5488
Place of birthDrouin, Victoria
SchoolDrouin State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressDrouin, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Young, Drouin, Victoria
Enlistment date16 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death19
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialCabin Hill Cemetery (Row B, Grave 17), Wytschaete, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
169
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John Grant and Elizabeth YOUNG
Family/military connectionsCousin: V. Grenville, 59th Battalion.

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