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James Edward READER

Regimental number5205
Place of birthApsley, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStation hand
AddressApsley, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Mr J H Reader, Apsley, Victoria
Enlistment date1 February 1916
Place of enlistmentHamilton, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 July 1917
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death15 June 1963
Age at death71
Place of burialEdenhope Cemetery, Victoria

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