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Ernest READ

Regimental number22535
Place of birthLeicester England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationTimber hewer
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Read, Abbey Gate, Quorn, Leicester, England
Enlistment date28 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameHowitzer Brigade 23, Reinforcement 1
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/133/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A7 Medic on 20 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 9 August 1918
Place of burialAdelaide Cemetery (Plot III, Row S, Grave No. 10), Villers-Bretonneux, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
16
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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