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William REID

Regimental number1714
Place of birthGlasgow Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationEngineer
AddressKerang, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation40
Next of kinNil
Enlistment date31 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name56th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/73/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 14 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll56th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 April 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 April 1955
Place of burialKangaroo Flat Cemetery

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