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George Owen YOUNG

Regimental number3435
Date of birth9 August 1893
Place of birthBlinman, South Australia
SchoolLeigh Creek Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationContractor
AddressSouth Moolooloo Station via Parachilna, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23.4
Height5' 9.25"
Weight164 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Elizabeth Jane Young, South Moolooloo Station via Parachilna, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 November 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 29th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A73 Commonwealth on 2 November 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Discharge date3 September 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 30021 Driver William Albert YOUNG, 12th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 18 January 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; disembarked, Adelaide, 10 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 3 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death21 April 1966
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, YOUNG George Owen

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