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William Arthur READ

Regimental number6143
Place of birthSheffield England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationJoiner
AddressRedhill, Brisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation42
Next of kinMother, Mrs Emma Read, 40 Yardley Street, Western Park, Sheffield, England
Enlistment date28 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name26th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/43/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A75 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll26th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 December 1917

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