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Bruce Patrick YOUNG

Regimental number1697
Place of birthCoonamble, New South Wales
ReligionC
OccupationLabourer
AddressGladstone Street, Mudgee, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, William Ralph Young, Gladstone Street, Mudgee, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Light Horse Regiment, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/11/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 15 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: 6880 Pte Harold Bede YOUNG, 17th Bn, died of illness, Devonport, England, 8 January 1918; 4660 Pte Douglas YOUNG, 3rd Bn, returned to Australia, 17 March 1917, disabled by wounds; 3537 Pte James Henry YOUNG, 1st Bn, died of wounds, 10 May 1916; Uncles: 1775 Pte James Henry YOUNG, 18th Bn, killed in action in France, 29 July 1916; 6104 Pte Alexander Robert YOUNG, 2nd Bn, killed in action at Bullecourt, France, 4 May 1917; Cousins: 3145 Pte Edwin George YOUNG, 13th Bn, returned to Australia and died of illness, 1 January 1919; 4240 Pte Christopher Reid MAHONEY MM, Administrative Headquarters, returned to Australia, 28 March 1919; Frank CURRAN, who died of illness.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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