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Newton REED

Regimental number2469
Place of birthKieli South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressMitchellville, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinSister, Miss Francis Reed, Mitchellville, Franklin Harbour, South Australia
Enlistment date7 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A58 Kabinga on 8 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Machine Gun Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 3 March 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 676 Pte Mark Nelson REED, 7th Light Trench Mortar Battery, died of wounds, 25 November 1916.
Other details

War service: Middle East

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 February 1967
Age at death77
Place of burialCowell Cemetery, South Australia

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