John Douglas YOUNG

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YOUNG, John Douglas

Service Number: 203
Enlisted: 28 October 1914, Enlisted at Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Trooper
Last Unit: 7th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Sydney, New South Wales, 1891
Home Town: Summer Hill, Ashfield, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Drover
Died: Died of wounds, At sea (HS Sicilia), 30 June 1915
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
Panel 4 Rev. E Teale officiated with burial at sea
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Balmain War Memorial, Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing, Wickam HB 1 - "Citizens of Wickham"
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World War 1 Service

28 Oct 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 203, Enlisted at Liverpool, New South Wales
20 Dec 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 203, 7th Light Horse Regiment, --- :embarkation_roll: roll_number: '2' embarkation_place: Sydney embarkation_ship: HMAT Ayrshire embarkation_ship_number: A33 public_note: ''
20 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 203, 7th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
30 Jun 1915: Involvement Trooper, SN 203, 7th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

28 J une 1915 - Wounded in action, gunshot wound to abdomen, penerated the bladder

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War, Medal