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Walter Alexander YOUNG

Regimental number512
Place of birthRockhampton, Queensland
SchoolWinton State School, Queensland
Other trainingNil
ReligionChurch of England
Address'Collingwood', Winton, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 9.25"
Weight136 lbs
Next of kinFather, Andrew Young, 'Collingwood', Winton, Queensland
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date6 November 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll6 November 1914
Place of enlistmentWinton, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/10/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 28 June 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death22
Place of burialShell Green Cemetery, (Plot II, Row K, Grave No. 4), Gallipoli
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Andrew and Caroline Elizabeth Ellen YOUNG.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Proceeded to join Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, Gallipoli, 16 May 1915.

Killed in action, Gallipoli, 28 June 1915.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, YOUNG Walter Alexander

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