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John Joseph YOUNG

Regimental number1056
Place of birthClare, Ireland
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLaw clerk
Address185 Rockforest, Erskineville, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Height5' 3.5"
Weight118 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Young, 185 Rockforest, Erskineville, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 12 years, 2nd Australian Infantry, Citizen Military Forces.
Enlistment date17 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameNaval and Military Expeditionary Force (Tropical Unit), D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/112/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 19 August 1914
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Discharge date28 January 1915
Other details

War service: Egypt

Embarked Sydney, 19 August 1914; no disembarkation details; part of 'E' Company, 11 August to 26 August 1914; promoted to Lance Corporal, 27 August 1914 to 28 January 1915.

'Termination of period of engagement', discharged, 28 January 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, YOUNG John Joseph

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