Private James Young

Service number 2812
Birth Place United Kingdom: Scotland, Glasgow
Death Date 1916-10-01
Death Place France
Final Rank Private
Service Australian Imperial Force
  • 55th Australian Infantry Battalion
  • 55th Australian Infantry Battalion
Conflict/Operation First World War, 1914-1918

Private James Young (2812, 55th Battalion) was born in Glasgow, Scotland, and moved to Australia when he was 14 years of age. He was wounded at Fleubaix, France on 1 October 1916 and died 4 hours later. James is buried in the Anzac Cemetery, Sailly-sur-la-Lys, France. His father wrote that he was 16 and a half years of age.



Date of enlistment 26 July 1915
Date of embarkation 02 November 1915
Date of death 01 October 1916
Date of fate 01 October 1916