George Ernest YOUNG

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YOUNG, George Ernest

Service Number: 6606
Enlisted: 13 April 1916, Enlisted in Melbourne
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Infantry Battalion
Born: Carlton, Victoria, Australia, 1890
Home Town: Camberwell, Boroondara, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Wool Classer
Died: Illness (Pneumonia), United Kingdom, France, 30 October 1918
Cemetery: Cambridge City Cemetery, United Kingdom
Row C, Grave 3561. Interred on 1 November 1918 with a Military funeral. Rev. C. Simpson officiated. Funeral directors were J Bignall. Coffin was made of oak, with brass mounts, Cambridge City Cemetery, Cambridge, Cambridgeshire, England, United Kingdom, Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery, Villers-Bretonneux, Picardie, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Camberwell War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

13 Apr 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 6606, Enlisted in Melbourne
2 Oct 1916: Involvement Private, SN 6606, 7th Infantry Battalion
2 Oct 1916: Embarked Private, SN 6606, 7th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Nestor, Melbourne
29 Oct 1918: Involvement SN 6606, 7th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Carol Foster

27 September 1917 - Appointent Lance Corporal

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal