Lionel Hugh Wardell YOUNG


YOUNG, Lionel Hugh Wardell

Service Number: 74
Enlisted: Not yet discovered
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: Queensland Imperial Bushmen
Born: Queensland, 5 May 1879
Home Town: Not yet discovered
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Not yet discovered
Died: Killed in action, Doomlaagete, South Africa, 28 September 1900, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Anzac Square Boer War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour
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Boer War Service

1 Oct 1899: Involvement Private, SN 74
1 Oct 1899: Involvement Private, SN 74, Queensland Imperial Bushmen

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Lionel Hugh Wardell YOUNG was born on 5th May, 1879 in Queensland

His parents were Charles Stephens YOUNG and Rosetta OPPERMAN

He enlisted with the 4th Queensland Imperical Bushmen

The 4th  QIB Contingent left Queensland on 18th May 1900 on the ship Manchester Port and arrived in Beria 14th June , then to Port Elizabeth & Cape Town in South Africa

He was killed in Action Doomlaagte 28th September 1900 - burial place known