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Mathew Samuel George YOUNG

Regimental number7096
Place of birthTasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCampania, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Mr S Young, Port Cygnet, Tasmania
Enlistment date17 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 22 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Samuel and Whillamina YOUNG
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 September 1930
Age at death36
Place of burialHobart Public Cemetery, Tasmania

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