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Harold Chandos READE

Regimental number1782
Place of birthEaglehawk, Victoria
SchoolChurch of England Grammar School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
Address4 Crimean Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation38
Next of kinWife, Mrs Irene Reade, Alma House, 49 Chapel Street, St Kilda, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date16 July 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentSapper
Unit name2nd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 2
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/14/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 8 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll2nd Pioneer Battalion
FateKilled in Action 5 October 1918
Place of death or woundingMontbrehain, France
Age at death40
Age at death from cemetery records40
Place of burialCalvaire Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: George and Emily READE; husband of Irene READE, 49 Chapel Street, St. Kilda, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother in law: Pte T. Bruce.

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