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Herbert YOUNG

Regimental number2901
Place of birthLewisham, England
SchoolLewisham Council School, England
Age on arrival in Australia14
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGrasmere, via Warrnambool, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinGuardian, Donald Hally-Jenkins, Grasmere via Warrnambool, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil.
Enlistment date17 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Light Horse Regiment, 20th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/9/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 7 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollTrooper
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Anzac Light Horse
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied at 2nd Casualty Clearing Station.
FateDied of wounds 8 June 1917
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21.3
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 243), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Alfred William and Emily Elizabeth YOUNG
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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