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Leonard Ross YOUNG

Regimental number6655
Place of birthKadina South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressBews, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinGrandparent, W A Young, Bews, South Australia
Enlistment date1 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 19th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A28 Miltiades on 24 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll50th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 September 1917
Age at death from cemetery records19
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row A, Grave No. 6), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
151
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Commemorated in Kadina Cemetery, South Australia. Parents: William John (d. 9 February 1899, aged 23, bu. Kadina Cemetery) and Edith (d. 8 January 1902, aged 27, bu. Kadina Cemetery) YOUNG
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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