Norman Harold Youens was born in Ballarat, Victoria, was single and was employed as a Carpenter. He enlisted in Melbourne, Victoria at the age of 18. He volunteered and was stationed with the Sea Transport Staff Section as Regimental number 198/19339/21884 later transferring to the Australian Medical Corps. He was discharged and Returned to Australia on the 15th of January 1919. Tree number 3066.