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William George READ

Regimental number1644
Place of birthLondon England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressEve Street, Liverpool Road, South Strathfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinWife, Mrs M L Read, Eve Street, Liverpool Road, Strathfield, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date1 September 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameLight Trench Mortar Battery, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/130/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A24 Benalla on 9 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll19th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 9 February 1919
Date of death22 September 1961
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis

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