James YOUNG

James Young Photo:
State Library of Queensland
Birthplace
England
Resided
Toowoomba
Occupation
Labourer
Enlisted
05-January-1915
Place
Toowoomba
Age
39
Status
Single
Service No
1416
Rank
Private
Unit
15th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcements
Embarked
13-February-1915
Place
Brisbane
Active Service
Egypt, Gallipoli
Highest rank
N/A
Honours and Awards
No
Fate
How Died
Killed in action
Date
08-August-1915
Place
Gallipoli, Turkey
Cemetery or Memorial
Lone Pine Memorial, Gallipoli, Turkey
Notes

Name on ROH: J.S. YOUNG

 

James Young landed at Gallipoli in May 1915 and was wounded ten days later and evacuated to the 15th Australian General Hospital in Alexandria. He re-joined his unit in June and was killed in action near Lone Pine six weeks later.

25 soldiers named on the Roll of Honour died during the Gallipoli campaign.