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Full Name
James Buchanan Young
Rank Last Held
Bombardier
Forename(s)
James Buchanan
Surname
Young
War
World War I, 1914-1918
Serial No.
12874
Gender
Male
First Known Rank
Gunner
Occupation before Enlistment
Sheep farmer
Next of Kin
Mrs J.S. Young (mother), Cameron Street, Hawera, New Zealand
Body on Embarkation
New Zealand Expeditionary Force
Embarkation Unit
13th Reinforcements New Zealand Field Artillery
Embarkation Date
27 May 1916
Place of Embarkation
Wellington, New Zealand
Transport
Vessel
Willochra or Tofua
Destination
Plymouth or Devonport, England
Nominal Roll Number
33
Page on Nominal Roll
20
Last Unit Served
New Zealand Field Artillery, 9th Battery
Place of Death
Bapaume, France
Date of Death
21 August 1918
Age at Death
22
Year of Death
1918
Cause of Death
Killed in action
Cemetery Name
Hebuterne Military Cemetery, Pas-de-Calais, France
Grave Reference
I. L. 2.
Biographical Notes
James Young was the son of James and Agnes Young, of Hawera, New Zealand.
Archives NZ source
Sources Used
  • Nominal Rolls of New Zealand Expeditionary Force Volume II. Wellington: Govt. Printer, 1917
  • Commonwealth War Graves Commission. URL: http://www.cwgc.org
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