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William J. Young


Army Service Corps

Medals Earned

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

Tree Information

  • Species: Ulmus X holl. Purpurescens
  • Planted By: Miss B. Dyer
  • Plaque: 3255

Additional Info

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William James Young was born in Ballarat and enlisted there on 13th July 1915. He was 21 years old and single and claimed to be a chaff cutter., His mother said that he was a delivery driver. He joined the 18th Company Australian Army Service Corps, part of 8th Brigade Supply Column. His Regimental No. was 9453. On 28th July 1918 he died of wounds incurred when delivering supplies forward to the trenches. He is buried in St Pierre Cemetery, Amiens, France
Tree No. 3255

Location in Ballarat Avenue of Honour