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Walter Gordon READ

Regimental number633
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Addressc/o W Wyatt, John Street Hindmarsh, South Australia
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinFather, F Read, Stirling West, Mount Lofty, South Australia
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Place of enlistmentMorphettville, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name10th Battalion, C Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 27 July 1917
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Andrew Richardson
Discharge date26 November 1917
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

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

Death attributed to War Service.
Date of death26 March 1945
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, READ Walter Gordon

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