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Tom Rowles READ

Place of birthLondon England
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLibrarian
AddressMurrumburrah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation34
Next of kinFather, Thomas Orm Read, School of Arts, Murrumburrah, New South Wales
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Rank on enlistment2nd Lieutenant
Unit name17th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/34/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 7 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 9 June 1918
Date of death9 August 1918
Place of burialTincourt New British Cemetery (Plot VII, Row C, Grave No. 14), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
83
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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