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James Andrew YOUNG

Regimental number5674
Place of birthMacedon, Victoria
SchoolHazelwood State School, Victoria
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGardener
AddressCrooklog Garden, Hazelwood, Gippsland, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinUncle, George Andra Young, Crooklog Garden, Hazelwood, Gippsland, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date8 October 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name2nd Field Company Engineers, Reinforcement 14
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/21/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 20 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Company, Australian Army Service Corps
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied at the Casualty Clearing Station at Heily.
FateDied of disease 8 December 1916
Place of death or woundingHeily, France
Age at death30
Age at death from cemetery records30
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot VI, Row E, Grave No. 6), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
182
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: David and Isabella YOUNG
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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