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William Ford YOUNGER

Regimental number7154
Place of birthWoolgoolga, New South Wales
SchoolWoolgoolga Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationAxeman
AddressWoolgoolga, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, D N Younger, Woolgoolga, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil.
Enlistment date30 October 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll5 October 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name18th Battalion, 21st Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/35/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 19 December 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll18th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Place of death or wounding[Feramerville?], France
Age at death20
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialHeath Cemetery (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 13), Harbonnieres, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
87
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Dennis Nelson and Anna Martha YOUNGER
Family/military connectionsCousin: 6386 Charles Arthur YOUNGER, killed in action, Bullecourt, France on 5 May 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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