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Preston Maitland YOUNGER

Regimental number480
Place of birthNorth Hamilton Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationStock dealer
AddressColeraine, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinBrother, W Broughton Younger, Hamilton, Victoria
Enlistment date11 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, C Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A16 Star of Victoria on 25 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularNo RoHC
FateReturned to Australia 23 August 1916
Family/military connectionsBrother: Lieutenant John James Afleck Younger, 10th Battalion, who was killed in action in France on 10 August 1918.
Date of death17 August 1950
Place of burialHamilton Cemetery

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