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Frank READER

Regimental number2304
Place of birthHawkhurst, Kent, England
Place of birthMarden, Kent
SchoolVarious
Age on arrival in Australia17
ReligionBaptist
OccupationFarm hand
Address...
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinFather, Walter Herbert Reader, Marden, Kent, England
Enlistment date7 June 1915
Place of enlistmentBlackboy Hill, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 31 August 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death19.11
Place of burialChatby War Memorial Cemetery (Row F, Grave No. 197), Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
81
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents; Walter and Ann READER, Beulah Cottage, Howland Road, Marden, Kent, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

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

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