Percival John YOUNG MID

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YOUNG, Percival John

Service Number: 2257
Enlisted: 21 April 1915, Enlisted at Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 8th Infantry Battalion
Born: Newmarket, Victoria, Australia, 1896
Home Town: Malvern, Stonnington, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Vulcaniser
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, Gallipoli, Dardanelles, Turkey, 8 August 1915
Cemetery: Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli
Plot 11, Row A, Grave 51, Shrapnel Valley Cemetery, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey, Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli Peninsula, Canakkale Province, Turkey
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

21 Apr 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2257, Enlisted at Melbourne
17 Jun 1915: Involvement Private, SN 2257, 8th Infantry Battalion, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
17 Jun 1915: Embarked Private, SN 2257, 8th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal