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John A. Young

Extra Regimental 2nd Corporal

Australian Army Pay Corps

Medals Earned

  • British War Medal
  • Victory Medal

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus Sp.
  • Planted By: Miss L. Storey
  • Plaque: 2972

Additional Info

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Biography

John Alexander Young was an 18 year old commercial traveller at the time of his enlistment on the 11th of June 1917 as a Private with the 4th Light Horse Regiment, 29th Reinforcements. On the 1st of September 1919 John was promoted to Temporary 2nd Corporal and promoted again on the 30th of December 1919 to and Extra Regimental 2nd Corporal. He returned to Australia on the 6th of May 1920 and was discharged on the 25th of July 1920 due to the termination of his period of enlistment.
Tree No. 2972

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour