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Andy Young


1st Battalion

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • 1914-15 Star
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Populus Nigra Italica
  • Planted By: Mrs. Young
  • Plaque: 1377

Additional Info

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Andrew Young was a married 24 year old labourer when he enlisted as a Private with the 31st Battalion on the 9th of July 1915. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915.
On the 21st of July 1919 Andrew was wounded in action with a gunshot wound to his left knee and to his hip. He went on to recover and was discharged for the termination of his enlistment period on the 15th of July 1919. He returned to Australia on the 22nd of May 1919.
Tree No. 1377

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour