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William Robert YOUNG

Regimental number553
Date of birth26 March 1887
Place of birthGlebe New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressHargrave Road, West End, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Young, Hargrave Road, West End, Brisbane, Queensland
Enlistment date2 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name25th Battalion B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/42/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 29 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll25th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 1452 Gunner Charles YOUNG, 4th Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 2 March 1919; 3511 Pte Reginald Percy Rupert YOUNG MM, 56th Bn, returned to Australia, 15 January 1919.
Other detailsServed at Gallipoli. Prisoner of War in Germany
Date of death12 July 1956
Age at death69

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