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Joseph Samuel READ

Regimental number7072
Place of birthBallarat Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
Address94 Cobden Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinDaughter, Miss A Read, 94 Cobden Street, South Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date11 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 23rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 23 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 October 1917

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