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James READ

Regimental number3675
Place of birthSwanscombe England
ReligionSalvation Army
OccupationGlazier
AddressBeech Forest, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Mr Edward Read, Myrtle Cottage, Upchurch, Kent, England
Enlistment date28 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name24th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/41/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917
Date of death29 July 1967
Place of burialBoxhill Cemetery

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