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Frank Spencer REED

Regimental number2968
Date of birth7 March 1897
Place of birthBalmain, New South Wales
SchoolRyde Public School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressWaitara, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, William Edward Reed, 'The Arches', The Avenue, Waitara, New South Wales
Previous military service19th Infantry
Enlistment date18 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name59th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/76/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 3 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 October 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Discharge date12 June 1918
Other detailsService in France. Wounded at Doignies 5 April 1917 and invalided to Lewisham Military Hospital, England
Date of death10 August 1945

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