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Cyril Archibald YOUNGS

Regimental number1930
Place of birthNorwich, Norfolk, England
SchoolAvenue Road School, Norwich, England
Age on arrival in Australia14
Address26 Daly Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, George Alfred Youngs, 26 Daly Street, West Brunswick, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil.
Enlistment date3 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll26 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll37th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 January 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBerks Cemetery Extension (Rosenberg Plateau Plots) (Plot II, Row B, Grave 60), Ploegsteert, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred George and Clara Sarah YOUNGS
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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