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Joseph Edmund READ

Regimental number2417
Place of birthMaitland New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressWollongong, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinSister, M. Read, Public School, Wollongong, New South Wales
Enlistment date6 September 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name31st Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 14 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 April 1918
Date of death3 July 1947
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis

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