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Tom YOUNG

Regimental number1938
Place of birthGeelong, Victoria
SchoolState School, Victoria
Other trainingNil.
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressJung, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinBrother, Robert Percy Young, Jung, Victoria
Enlistment date24 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name38th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/55/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll38th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 15 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death31
Place of burialRibemont Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row A, Grave No. 2), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
130
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Elizabeth Young
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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