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Walter Leonard REED

Regimental number3588
Date of birth9 October 1890
Place of birthGulnare, South Australia
SchoolGulnare Public School, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationShop assistant
AddressSecond Avenue, Cheltenham, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Amelia Reed, 198 Gilbert Street, Adelaide,, South Australia
Enlistment date17 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A30 Borda on 12 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 20 May 1919
Discharge date22 August 1919
Other detailsWar service: Egypt, France, Belgium. Wounded, Mouquet Farm, France, 22 August 1916; invalided to Canadian Hospital, Etaples; recovered and returned to duty. Wounded, 2nd occasion, Strazeele, 30 May 1918; invalided to English Hospital, Boulogne; recovered and returned to duty. Wounded, 3rd occasion, Merris, 29 July 1918; invalided to Canadian Stationary Hospital, Calais; recovered and returned to duty.

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