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Edwin Stanley READ

Regimental number2996
Place of birthPaskeville, South Australia
Place of birthSoutn Australia
School"Fairfield", South Australia
OccupationFruit grower
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinBrother, H J Read, Greenhill, Western Australia
Enlistment date2 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameDivisional Ammunition Column (Sept-Oct 1914)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board Transport A7 Medic on 2 November 1914
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateKilled in Action 15 April 1917
Place of death or woundingBullecourt, France
Age at death29
Age at death from cemetery records29
Place of burialH.A.C. Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. 2), Ecoust-St. Mein, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: James and Susan READ

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