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Alexander Gordon READ

Regimental number15992
Place of birthBowral New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPostal assistant
AddressNowra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ada Madeline Read, Bong Bong Street, Bowral, New South Wales
Previous military service37th Infantry
Enlistment date17 July 1916
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit nameAustralian Wireless Squadron 1, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Mooltan on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal RollWireless Signal Squadron
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death4 May 1951

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