Alfred Leslie (Alf) YOUNG

YOUNG, Alfred Leslie

Service Number: 3524
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 12th Infantry Battalion
Born: Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania, 25 August 1898
Home Town: Hobart, Tasmania
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Barge-hand
Died: Victoria, Australia, 1977, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
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World War 1 Service

10 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, SN 3524, 12th Infantry Battalion
10 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, SN 3524, 12th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Melbourne
27 Nov 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Corporal, Alf who had lied about his age at enlistment was only 19 when he achieved the rank of Corporal - now in the 52nd Battalion
24 Apr 1918: Wounded Corporal, Villers-Bretonneux, Machine gun fire left Alf with severe wounding to both hands, arms and severe compound fractures to his right leg
24 Apr 1918: Wounded Corporal, Villers-Bretonneux, Machine gun fire left Alf with severe wounding to both hands, arms and severe compound fractures to his right leg

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