The AIF Project

Alfred READ

Regimental number429
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMount Lofty, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Read, Mount Lofty, South Australia
Enlistment date28 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 5 January 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Stated to be Alfred William Read on NR
Date of death26 December 1954
Age at death60
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 22, Grave No. 62), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia

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