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William John REID

Regimental number2073
Place of birthBridgetown Ireland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationCouncil clerk
AddressBridgetown, County Wexford, Ireland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinFather, George Reid, Bridgetown, County Wexford, Ireland
Enlistment date20 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, 14th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT RMS Osterley on 15 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of wounds 29 October 1918
Place of burialVandencourt British Cemetery (Plot II, Row b, Grave No. 35), Maissemy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Native of Ireland

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