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Leonard Maurice READ

Regimental number5177
Place of birthColne, Lancashire, England
SchoolCouncil School, Colne, Lancashire, England
Age on arrival in Australia19
ReligionChurch of England
AddressDarina Farm via Collie, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, I Read, Darina Farm via Collie, Western Australia
Enlistment date19 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A9 Shropshire on 31 March 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Name does not appear on Nominal Roll
Place of death or woundingUnknown
Date of death10 June 1917
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialBailleul Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot III, Row C, Grave No. 89), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Isaac and Elizabeth READ, Darina Farm, Collie, Western Australia. Native of Colne, Larcs, England

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