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Robert Elwyn READ

Regimental number1976
Place of birthForbes New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressCalarie via Forbes, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Esther Read, Calarie via Forbes, New South Wales
Enlistment date14 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A37 Barambah on 23 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Machine Gun Battalion
FateEffective abroad (still overseas)
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Robert Elwin Read on NR
Date of death18 September 1965
Place of burialForbes Cemetery

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