YOUNG, Andrew
(Service number 4/872)

First Rank Sapper Last Rank


Date 5 June 1894 Place of Birth Winchester

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment Post Office, Wanganui
Occupation Telegraphist
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
Next of Kin R. YOUNG (father), 32 Alexander Street, Christchurch
Medical Information

Military Service

Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
Military District

Embarkation Information

Body on Embarkation 4th Reinforcements
Unit, Squadron, or Ship New Zealand Field Engineers
Date 17 April 1915
Transport Willochra or Knight Templar or Waitomo
Embarked From Wellington Destination
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Hospitals, Wounds, Diseases and Illnesses

Post-war Occupations


Date 2 September 1972 Age 78 years
Place of Death Blenheim
Memorial or Cemetery Omaka Cemetery, Blenheim
Memorial Reference No. 3 Lawn, Block 88, Plot 38
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Andrew Young, born on 5 June 1894 at Winchester, South Canterbury, was the son of Richard and Sarah Elizabeth (née Budd) Young. Andrew wa seducated at the Winchester and Temuka schools. He married Florence Myrtle Funnell in 1918. He was a witness to the marriage of his brother Leslie Victor Young in 1917 at Temuka.


Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [15 January 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [13 January 2017]; Omaka Cemetery, Blenheim, burial records (Marlborough District Council) [15 January 2017]

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