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Reginald William REES

Regimental number677
ReligionBaptist
OccupationStore manager
AddressYatala, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Wm Rees, Torrens Road, Yatala, South Australia
Enlistment date10 February 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 February 1915
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
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
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal Roll2nd Lieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 11 November 1916
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialHeilly Station Cemetery (Plot V, Row A, Grave No. 15), Mericourt-L'Abbe, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
111
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Mary REES, Torrens road, Alberton, South Australia. Native of Petersburg, South Australia. Commemorated in Cheltenham Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia.~

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