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John William REID

Regimental number3068
Date of birth14 September 1895
Place of birthTibooburra New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationGrazier
Address'Mooroobah', Retreat Road, Geelong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William Hatrick Reid, Retreat Road, Geelong, Victoria
Enlistment date5 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Light Horse Regiment, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/13/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A25 Anglo-Egyptian on 31 January 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 3 July 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Queensland Garden of Remembrance
Family/military connectionsSister: Staff Nurse Nellie REID, Australian Army Nursing Service, returned to Australia, 1 March 1919; Brother: 4412 Lance Corporal Ronald Armstrong REID, 15th Bn, killed in action, 8 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 August 1977

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