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Russell Richard Thomas Young

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Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Russell Richard Thomas AWMM
  • Surname
    Young AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    35024 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi
  • Hapū
  • Waka
  • Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
    Unknown AWMM Shell Company of New Zealand Limited, Box 1663, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
  • Post war occupation
    Shell Oil executive Public - A - Researcher - 10 August 2016 - Who's Who in New Zealand
    Guy Hardy Scholefield
    A.H & A.W. Reed, 1951 - New Zealand
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    • Mrs D. Young (wife), Ledman Flats, 133 Tinakori Road, Wellington, New Zealand AWMM
    • Mrs. Deryn Young (nee Roberts) Public - A - Researcher - 10 August 2016 - "England and Wales Marriage Registration Index, 1837-2005," database, FamilySearch (https://familysearch.org/ark:/61903/1:1:QV83-G96R : 8 October 2014), Russell R T Young and null, 1930; from “England & Wales Marriages, 1837-2005,” database, findmypast (http://www.findmypast.com : 2012); citing 1930, quarter 2, vol. 3A, p. 1030, Hendon, Middlesex, England, General Register Office, Southport, England.
  • Relationship status
    Unknown AWMM Married AWMM

Service

Wars and conflicts

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Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    Hospital Diseases , Wounds, WWII AWMM
    Wounded December 1943 AWMM

Last known rank

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Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Son of Theodosia Evelyn Young and Arthur Young.

    Company Commander 22 Battalion1941.

    At Ruweisat Ridge when his Battalion was captured, July 1942 Captain Young was the one man who escaped

    Company Commander 28 Maori Battalion December 1943 - August 1944 AWMM

Death

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  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

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Sources

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10 August 2016ASan Jose, CAResearcher