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John Othmer YOUNG

Regimental number6421
Place of birthSittingbourne Kent England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTeamster
AddressHorse shoe Coffee Palace, Pier Street, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinFather, Thomas Young, Borden near Sittingbourne, Kent, England
Enlistment date5 September 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name28th Battalion, 18th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/45/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 29 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll28th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 22 September 1919
Discharge date19 February 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board 'Port Sydney, 22 September 1919; disembarked, Fremantle, 4 November 1919; discharged, 19 December 1919

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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