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Clement Robert YOUNG

Regimental number2665
Place of birthForcett, Tasmania
SchoolForcett State School, Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
AddressForcett, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William Young, Forcett, Tasmania
Enlistment date2 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 25 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularRoHC lists name as Robert Clement Young.
FateKilled in Action 13 October 1917
Place of death or woundingYpres, Belgium
Age at death23
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialPoelcapelle British Cemetery (Plot III, Row A, Grave 27), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Emma YOUNG
Family/military connectionsBrother: 543 Pte Charles YOUNG, 15th Bn, killed in action, 11 April 1917; Cousin: 2075A Pte Joseph Allen YOUNG, 40th Bn, killed in action, 4 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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