Vivian YOUL

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YOUL, Vivian

Service Number: 6339
Enlisted: 14 November 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 1st Infantry Battalion
Born: Campbelltown, Tasmania, Australia, 13 March 1890
Home Town: Rose Bay, Woollahra, New South Wales
Schooling: St Leonards' Public School, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Pneumonia, Fargo Military Hospital, Wiltshire, England, 8 January 1917, aged 26 years
Cemetery: Durrington Cemetery
Wiltshire, England - Grave 150
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, East Killara North Sydney Technical High School WW1 Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

14 Nov 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6339, 1st Infantry Battalion
9 Sep 1916: Involvement Private, SN 6339, 1st Infantry Battalion
9 Sep 1916: Embarked Private, SN 6339, 1st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Euripides, Sydney

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Biography contributed by Evan Evans

The summary below was completed by Cathy Sedgwick – Facebook “WW1 Australian War Graves in England/UK

Died on this date - 8th January........Private Vivian Youl was born at Campbelltown, Tasmania in 1890. He enlisted in the Australian Imperial Force (A.I.F.) as a 26 year old, married, Clerk from Rose Bay, Sydney, NSW.

Private Youl arrived in England on 26th October, 1916. He was transferred from No. 3 Command Depot to Fovant, Wiltshire on 21st November, 1916. He was AWL for 8 hours on 21st November, 1916 & confined to Barracks for 7 days.

Private Youl was transferred to 1st Training Battalion at Durrington, Wiltshire on 8th December, 1916. He was sent sick to Fargo Military Hospital on 2nd January, 1917 with Influenza & was reported seriously ill with Pleurisy the next day.

Private Vivian Youl died at 9.10 p.m. on 8th January, 1917 at Fargo Military Hospital, Wiltshire from Pneumonia. He was buried in Durrington Cemetery, Wiltshire where 140 other Australian WW1 Soldiers are buried.

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