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John YOUNG

Regimental number3634
Place of birthAdelaide South Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationIronmoulder
Address52 O'Connell Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, James Young, Little Archer Street, North Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date20 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 12 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 10 September 1917
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Family/military connectionsUncle: 3635 Pte Walter YOUNG, 10th Bn, returned to Australia, 21 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: Military Medal, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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