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Percy James READ

Regimental number1569
Place of birthGeelong Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressFyansford, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Mr Read, Fyansford, Victoria
Enlistment date21 September 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 October 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Battery 5
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A9 Shropshire on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollBombardier
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 8 November 1918
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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