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John James Affleck YOUNGER

Place of birthNhill, Victoria
SchoolHamilton Academy
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationAuctioneer
AddressKingswood, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs E M Younger, Seafield Avenue, Kingswood, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed as a Lieutenant in the Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date1 October 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll25 July 1916
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name10th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 10 August 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death38
Age at death from cemetery records38
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot VII, Row G, Grave No. 18), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
61
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William Maitland and Laura YOUNGER; Wife: Eva M. YOUNGER
Family/military connectionsBrother: 480 Sergeant Preston Maitland YOUNGER, 8th Light Horse Regiment, killed in action, 1917; brother-in-law: Private G. LYLE, 10th Bn.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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