Roland MacDonald YOUNG

YOUNG, Roland MacDonald

Service Numbers: Not yet discovered
Enlisted: 24 August 1914
Last Rank: Lieutenant
Last Unit: 6th Infantry Battalion
Born: Hawthorn, Victoria, Australia, 24 September 1893
Home Town: Saint Kilda, Port Phillip, Victoria
Schooling: University College, London, England
Occupation: Tea Expert
Died: Killed In Action, Gallipoli, 25 April 1915, aged 21 years
Cemetery: No known grave - "Known Unto God"
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Memorials: Lone Pine Memorial to the Missing
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World War 1 Service

24 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Second Lieutenant, 6th Infantry Battalion
19 Oct 1914: Involvement 6th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli
19 Oct 1914: Embarked 6th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Hororata, Melbourne
1 Feb 1915: Promoted AIF WW1, Lieutenant, 6th Infantry Battalion
25 Apr 1915: Involvement Lieutenant, 6th Infantry Battalion, ANZAC / Gallipoli

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

Son of George MacDonald Young and Bertha Young of 'St Ruan', 40 Charnwood Road, St Kilda, Victoria

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