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John Roy READ

Regimental number238
Date of birth--/01/1891
Place of birthPort Pirie South Australia
ReligionCongregational
OccupationIron-worker
Addressc/o Mrs. Widger, Solomon Town, Port Pirie, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinWife, Mrs. J. R. Read, Solomon Town, Port Pirir, South Australia
Enlistment date24 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentCPL SIG
Unit name3rd Light Horse Regiment, B Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/8/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 22 October 1914
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Light Horse Regiment
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: LH3
Promotion date: 19 October 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: LH3
Promotion date: 19 January 1918

FateReturned to Australia 16 May 1919

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