The AIF Project

Rupert George READ

Regimental number7420
Place of birthCollingwood Victoria
OccupationPhoto process engraver
AddressWindsor Road, Victoria Park, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinFather, Alfred Read, Carew Street, Katanning, Western Australia
Enlistment date20 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit nameArmy Medical Corps Sanitary Section
AWM Embarkation Roll number26/72/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 6 December 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Sanitation Section
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Date of death6 October 1967

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