YOUNG, Percy George
(Service number 47105)

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Date 19 September 1890 Place of Birth Timaru

Enlistment Information

Date Age
Address at Enlistment C/o Mrs AULD, Avenue Road, Timaru
Occupation Carpenter
Previous Military Experience
Marital Status Single
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Served with NZ Armed Forces Served in Army
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Date 9 September 1948 Age 57 years
Place of Death Dunedin
Memorial or Cemetery Timaru Cemetery
Memorial Reference General Section, Row 50, Plot 31
New Zealand Memorials

Biographical Notes

Percy George Young was the son of John and Sarah Wright Young. Percy was educated at Timaru Main and Waimataitai schools. In 1934 he married Mura-Nui Taua Henderson.


NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [04 July 2017]; School Admission Registers (South Canterbury Branch NZSG) [04 July 2017]; Timaru Cemetery headstone image (Timaru District Council) [04 July 2017]

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