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Mark Nelson REED

Regimental number676
Place of birthMundoora South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationFarmer
AddressMitchellville, Franklin Harbour, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinSister, Miss Francis Reed, Mitchellville, Franklin Harbour, South Australia
Enlistment date1 March 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Light Trench Mortar Battery
FateDied of wounds 25 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records23
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot VI, Row C, Grave No. II), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
20
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Francis and Harriet REED. Native of Cowell, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2469 Pte Newton REED, 4th Machine Gun Squadron, returned to Australia, 3 March 1919.

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