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John YOUNG

Regimental number1610
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o Mrs Parsons, Mount Ousley Wollongong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs M E Young, 36 Collingwood Street, West Hartlepool, England
Enlistment date29 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name17th Battalion, 1st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 12 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches


Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).

FateReturned to Australia 5 April 1919
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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