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Graham Paul READE

Regimental number5174
Place of birthBallarat, Victoria
SchoolMentone College, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
Address61 Hotham Street, East St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Reade, 61 Hotham Street, East St Kilda, Victoria
Enlistment date29 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name7th Battalion, 16th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/24/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 1 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll7th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal

'Work at Hollebeke on 17 December 1917.'
Recommendation date: 19 December 1917

Other details from Roll of Honour CircularAwarded MM.
FateKilled in Action 13 June 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialBorre British Cemetery (Plot II, Row A, Grave No. 26), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Annie READE, 61 Hotham Street, East St. Kilda, Melbourne. Native of Ballarat, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: John Leopold Reade, killed in action 22 April 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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