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William John YOUNG

Regimental number5732
Place of birthGoulds Country Tasmania
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Address18 Cromwell Street, Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs H Young, 18 Cromwell Street, Battery Point, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military service41st Battery Australian Field Artillery
Enlistment date6 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 3, Reinforcement 11
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 21 April 1918
Date of death1 November 1967
Place of burialCornelian Bay Crematorium

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