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John William READ

Regimental number5687
Place of birthSt Kilda Victoria
ReligionCongregational
OccupationGardener
AddressYarra Junction, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinWife, Mrs Ethel M Read, 83 Roseberry Street, Auburn, Victoria
Enlistment date13 March 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name21st Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/38/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 25 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll24th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 4 June 1919

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