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Young-Grant, Charles (1083)

Place of Birth: Daylesford, VIC

Age: 25 years

Enlistment Details: Tuesday, 10 November 1914 – Liverpool, NSW

Service Number: 1083 view online service record

1 Woodburn Street
Redfern, NSW

Next of Kin:
Beatrice Young-Grant (wife)
1 Woodburn Street
Redfern, NSW

Embarkation Details:
Date: Tuesday, 22 December 1914
Ship: HMAT Ulysses A38
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 13th Infantry Battalion

DOW: Saturday, 22 May 1915
Place: On Hospital Ship Newmarket at Imbros Island

Enlisted as Charles Young. Next of Kin later at 113 Pickles Street, Port Melbourne.

Corporal, 13th Australian Infantry, died of wounds 22 May, 1915, Gallipoli, aged 26 (AWM incorrectly shows 36), commemorated Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli (buried at sea)

1083 (also known as YOUNG, Charles)  (Parents: James and Mrs M. GRANT; wife: Mrs Beatrice YOUNG-GRANT, born Daylesford, educated Albert Park SS an place of association shown as Albert Park .    Enlisted in Sydney under the name of Charles YOUNG, wife in Redfern as next of kin, but later shown at 113 Pickles Street, Port Melbourne before re-marrying and moving to South Australia.  He died of wounds to the abdomen aboard HSNewmarket while being transported back to Egypt, buried at sea)

Additional Research by Brian Membrey

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