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Sheldon William Thomas READ

Regimental number949
Place of birthNorth Melbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of Christ
OccupationHairdresser
Address58 Richmond Terrace, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinMrs L Read, 58 Richmond Terrace, Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date18 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 26 November 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death30 December 1956

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