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|WWI Pictorial Honour Roll of Queenslanders||
Service no 1753
Son of George and Louisa YOULES
Of Taylor Street, Brisbane, Qld.
Occupation prior to enlistment Shunter
Enlisted 01 November 1915
Served on Western Front
Died of wounds 15 October 1917 at Flanders
Aged 29 years
Buried Etaples Military Cemetery
Queenslander Pictorial supplement to The Queenslander 19 August 1916 page 26
YOUNG, Arnold David
Service Number 17542
3rd Field Ambulance
Arnold David Young enlisted at the recruitment depot in Adelaide Street, Brisbane on 24th February 1917 in the 3rd Field Ambulance. He had been a Chemist Assistant in Maryborough. His father, David who ran a grain store in Kingaroy where Arnold was born in late 1895. After training at Enoggera Army Depot, he left for the Western Front on 2nd August on the H.M.A.T. Miltiades by way of the Panama Canal and Halifax. He arrived in France on 2nd November 1917 and worked in the field ambulance stations in France and Belgium till 15th March 1919. He worked in Australian military hospitals in the UK till his return to Australia on 16th August still nursing the sick on board the H.M.A.T. Ajana. He arrived in Brisbane on 11th October and was discharged on 10th November 1919 and awarded the British War and Victory Medals. He qualified as a chemist in November 1920 and worked in his own pharmacy in Coorparoo till his death in 1966.
Courtesy of Michael Macklin
Service no 2003
Born Southport, Qld.
Son of Charles K S and Mary YOUNG
Of Armagh St., Clayfield, Qld.
Occupation prior to enlistment Student
Enlisted 03 February 1916 at Brisbane, Qld.
Served in France
Killed in action 05 July 1918
Aged 21 years
Buried Villers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery III B 5
Annals of the Brisbane Grammar School 1869-1922
Service no 2277
Son of Keziel YOUNG
Of 'Mount Pleasant' Bennett's Road, Coorparoo, South Brisbane, Qld.
Occupation prior to enlistment Labourer
Enlisted 13 March 1916
Returned to Australia 13 February 1917
Queenslander Pictorial supplement to The Queenslander 22 July 1916 page 24
YOUNG, Hedley Gordon
Service no 318
Brother of C W YOUNG
Of Kiora House, Lismore, NSW
Occupation prior to enlistment Deputy Bailiff
Resided Hove Street, West End, Brisbane, Qld.
Enlisted 24 August 1914
Returned to Australia 22 July 1917
Queenslander Pictorial Supplement to The Queenslander 22 May 1915 page 26
YOUNG, James Stevenson
Service No 1849
James Stevenson Young was born in Kingaroy in March 1893 where his father, David, ran a grain store. His mother was Mary Young nee Stevenson and originally named as next of kin. He was nearly 21 years 10 months old and working as a Bank Clerk in Maryborough when he enlisted in Toowoomba on 6/1/1915 as a private and embarked on the Star of England on 8/4/1915 in the 4th Regiment of the 9th Infantry Battalion. He was promoted to Lieutenant in 1916 while serving in France. On 20/4/1918, he was severely wounded in action with the right side of his face suffering great damage. He was repatriated to Australia in August of that year and returned to civilian life having been awarded the 1914/15 Star, British War Medal and the Victory Medal.
Courtesy of Michael Macklin
Service no 5247
Born Belfast, Co. Antrim, Ireland
Son of W YOUNG
Of 45 Havana Street, Belfast, Ireland
Occupation prior to enlistment Railway Porter
Resided Brisbane, Qld.
Enlisted 11 September 1915 in Brisbane, Qld.
Awarded Military Medal
Returned to Australia 12 May 1919
Belfast Evening Telegraph
YOUNG, William McKenzie
Born Maryborough, Qld.
Son of W M YOUNG
Of Rose St., Lakes Creek,Koongal, Rockhampton, Qld.
Occupation prior to enlistment Teacher
Enlisted 21 August 1914
Awarded Distinguished Service Order
Served in Egypt, Gallipoli and Western Front
Discharged 14 March 1919
Queenslanders who fought in the Great War