4371 Private George Young

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Posted on 12 April 2021

George Young of 70 Lennox St, Newtown

Born: 3rd March 1881, San Francisco, USA. Previous Occupation: Seaman

Joined the Brigades on 23rd January 1911 and rose to the rank of First Class Fireman

Served at:

  • No 1 Station Headquarters
  • No 11 Station Paddington
  • No 5 Station Newtown

Resigned 20th April 1917

 

4371 Private George Young

Enlisted: 16th April 1917

Embarked at Melbourne per A29 HMAT “Suevic” 21/06/17

Disembarked at Liverpool 26/08/17, 12th Reinforcements / 1st Pioneer Battalion, B Company

Killed in Action 3rd May 1918

Buried: Le Peuplier Military Cemetery, Caestre, France

Chaplain HA Hayden officiated

 

Army records state Born South Shields, Durham, England

March 1883, Occupation: Fireman

    

BWM
Victory Medal