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Stanley Eric READ

Regimental number1792
Place of birthRaymond Terrace, New South Wales
AddressLismore, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation36
Height5' 9.5"
Weight148 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Jane Read, Uralla Street, Hospital Hill, Lismore, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 January 1916
Place of enlistmentBrisbane, Queensland
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 3 January 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll3579
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll57th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 23 March 1919
Discharge date15 June 1919
Other details

Originally enlisted as 2384, 22 July 1915; listed as a deserter, 15 October 1915.

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsFirst given name incorrectly entered on Embarkation Roll as Stanly. Civil conviction for using insulting language.
SourcesNAA: B2455, READ Stanley Eric

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