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Percy Charles YOUNG

Regimental number22191
Date of birth28 October 1886
Place of birthTamworth, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationGreengrocer
AddressGreenacre Road, Hurstville, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinWife, Mrs M Young, Greenacre Road, Hurstville, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 November 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll8 November 1917
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameEngineering Field Companies, General Reinforcements
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/42/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 21 March 1918
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian General Base Depot
FateReturned to Australia 3 September 1919
Discharge date3 December 1919
Other details

War service: enlisted 9 November 1917. Served as a recruit, Show Ground Camp, Sydney, 26 November-4 December 1917; as Sapper, Engineering, Reinforcements, 2nd Military District, 4 December 1917-20 March 1918. Embarked from Sydney, 21 March; disembarked London, 24 May 1918; marched in to Engineering Details, No. 3 Camp, Parkhouse, 24 May 1918.

Proceeded overseas to France via Southampton, 17 November 1918; marched in to Australian General Base Depot, Rouelles, 18 November 1918. Detached for duty with AIF Headquarters, 4 June-16 July 1919. Returned to Australia on board 'Barambah', 3 September 1919; discharged, 3 December 1919.
Date of death14 July 1946
Age at death50
Place of burialBellingen Cemetery, New South Wales

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