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John YOUNG

Regimental number731
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolMarryatville Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressKensington Terrace, Kensington, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Thos Young, Kensington Terrace, Kensington, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date26 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 10 August 1918
Place of death or woundingVillers-Bretonneux, France
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialPernois British Cemetery (Plot IV, Row A, Grave 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
112
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Agnes YOUNG
Other details

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

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