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Robert Norman YOUNG

Regimental number912
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressBasin Plains via Gunnedah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, J Young, Basin Plains via Gunnedah, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil.
Enlistment date22 December 1915
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name33rd Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/50/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 4 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Sergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateKilled in Action 7 June 1917
Place of death or woundingMessines, Belgium
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialToronto Avenue Cemetery (Row A, Grave 32), Warneton, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
123
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Elizabeth Mary YOUNG, Forest Vale, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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