David YOUNG

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YOUNG, David

Service Number: 443
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 26th Infantry Battalion
Born: Kirkcaldy, Fife, Scotland, date not yet discovered
Home Town: Home Hill, Burdekin, Queensland
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Accidental (Injuries), France, 4 June 1916, age not yet discovered
Cemetery: Ration Farm Military Cemetery, la Chapelle-D'Armentieres
Grave I.G. 4.
Memorials: Home Hill Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

24 May 1915: Involvement Private, SN 443, 26th Infantry Battalion
24 May 1915: Embarked Private, SN 443, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Ascanius, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Geoffrey Gillon

26th Bn. Australian Infantry, A.I.F.

He was 25 and the son of George and Janet Wilson Young, of 39, Viceroy St., Kirkcaldy, Scotland. He is one of some 20 Australian casualties of the Great War who are commemorated on the Kirkcaldy War Memorial.