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Gilbert YOUNG

Regimental number2268
Place of birthRutherglen Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationSawyer
Address109 Bridge Road, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Young, 109 Bridge Road, Richmond, Victoria
Previous military service56th Infantry
Enlistment date10 May 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 1 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 8 March 1917
Place of burialGuards' Cemetery (Plot II, Row D, Grave No. 5), Lesboeufs, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
169
Other details

War service: Western Front

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