Henry Kenneth YOUNG

YOUNG, Henry Kenneth

Service Number: 414148
Enlisted: 16 August 1941, Enlisted in Brisbane
Last Rank: Warrant Officer
Last Unit: Not yet discovered
Born: Longreach, Queensland, 8 October 1922
Home Town: Longreach, Longreach, Queensland
Schooling: St Joseph's School, Longreach
Occupation: Clerk
Died: Accidental, India, 29 May 1944, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Longreach Memorial Pool & Aquatic Centre, Longreach War Memorial, Singapore Memorial Kranji War Cemetery
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World War 2 Service

3 Sep 1939: Involvement Warrant Officer, 414148
16 Aug 1941: Enlisted Royal Australian Air Force, Warrant Officer, 414148, Enlisted in Brisbane
24 Aug 1942: Embarked Royal Australian Air Force, Warrant Officer, 414148, Embarked at Sydney for UK and India

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11 May 1944 - Result of being Court Martialled was that he be reprimanded

He had previoulsly been charged with: creating a distrubance when under the influence of drink, escaping when under arrest, and giving false particulars (twice)

Subjects studied at school:  Junior School, Geography, English, Arithmetic, History. Senior School - A's in  Algebra, Book - keeping, HIstory;  B's in - Geometry, Physics, Chemistry, French, Enlish, Arithmetic; C's in Latin

Sports played - Football, Athletics, Swimming, Cricket

After completing his schoolinhg he worked as a Junior Clerk with Winchcombe Carson Ltd, Woolbrokers, Stock & Station Agents at Longreach