|Place of birth||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Address||Yannice Siding, West Coast, South Australia|
|Age at embarkation||21|
|Next of kin||Mother, Katherine Young, 169 Queensberry Street, Carlton, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Place of enlistment||Adelaide, South Australia|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||3rd Light Horse Regiment, 20th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||10/8/4|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Malwa on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||2nd Signal Squadron|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brother: 4639 Pte Victor William YOUNG, 60th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916.|
War service: Egypt, Palestine
Admitted to 24th Stationary Hospital, 31 August 1916 (gonorrhoea); discharged to Isolation Camp, 8 September 1916; total period of treatment for venereal disease: 8 days.
Taken on strength, 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, Moascar, 23 September 1916.
Detached to School of Instruction, Zeitoun, 29 October 1916; rejoined 1st Light Horse Training Regiment, 9 December 1916; failed 17th Signal Course, 20 December 1916.
Taken on strength, 1st Signal Troop, El Risa, 11 January 1917.
Detached to Signal School, 24 February 1917; rejoined unit, El Arish, from Signal School, 23 March 1917 (course to be completed later).
Admitted to 1st Light Horse Field Ambulance, 4 June 1917; transferred to 53rd Welsh Casualty Clearing Station, Rafa, 9 June 1917; transferred same day to Hospital Train, and admitted to 2nd Australian Stationary Hospital, 9 June 1917 (inflamed joints); transferred to 4th Australian General Hospital, Abbassia, 11 June 1917 (rheumatism); to British Red Cross Convalescent Hospital, Montazah, 17 July 1917; to 14th Australian General Hospital, 28 July 1917; to British Red Cross Convalescent Hospital, Montazah, 28 July 1917; discharged to A&NZ Training and Convalescent Depot, Moascar, 9 August 1917.
Marched in to Base Signal Depot, Alexandria, 22 August 1917; taken on strength, Australian Airline Section, and posted to No 2 Signal Squadron, in the field, 9 July 1918.
Detached from Jericho to School of Instruction, Zeitoun, 8 August 1918; rejoined unit, in the field, from detachment, 8 September 1918.
Assessed by Medical Board, Boulac, 5 September 1918 (malaria).Commenced return to Australia from Kantara on board HT 'Euripides', 16 March 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 25 April 1919; discharged, Melbourne, MBV
|Date of death|
|Place of burial||Heidelberg Cemetery|
|Sources||NAA: B2455, YOUNG Roy Wilkie|