|Place of birth||Corowa, New South Wales|
|School||Corowa Public School, New South Wales|
|Address||'Riverina', Maher Street, Hurstville, New South Wales|
|Age at embarkation||25|
|Next of kin||Father, D.C. Young, 'Riverina', Maher Street, Hurstville, New South Wales|
|Previous military service||Nil (previously rejected for military service due to heart)|
|Place of enlistment||Wangaratta, Victoria|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||8th General (Victorian) Reinforcements|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/111/3|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||7th Battalion|
|Fate||Died of disease
|Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)||*Spelt David Corens Young on NR|
|Place of death or wounding||Sutton Hospital, England|
|Age at death||26|
|Age at death from cemetery records||26|
|Place of burial||St John Churchyard (Plot 12, Row G, Grave No. 5), Sutton Veny, Wiltshire, England|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: David Cairns and Isabella YOUNG|
War service: England.
Embarked Melbourne, 23 July 1918; disembarked London, England, 27 September 1918; marched into 1st Training Bn, 27 September 1918, and allotted to 7th Bn reinforcements.
Admitted to Group Clearing Hospital, 17 October 1918 (pyrexia of unknown origin); to Sutton Veny Military Hospital, 21 October 1918 (pneumonia).
Died, Sutton Veny Military Hospital, 23 October 1918 (influenza, and pneumonia).
Buried, St John the Evangelist Churchyard, 29 October 1918.Medal: British War Medal.
|Sources||NAA: B2455, YOUNG David Carens|