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William Henry YOUNG

Regimental number2483
Place of birthSouth Melbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address49 Chessel Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMrs Margaret Young, 49 Chessel Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date14 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name23rd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/40/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT RMS Osterley on 29 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 May 1917
Date of death12 May 1939
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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