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John Forrest READING

Regimental number329
Place of birthBunbury, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
Addressc/o Mrs H E Reading, Birmingham House, Victoria Street, Bunbury, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMrs Elizabeth Albert Gullimore Reading, Victoria Street, Bunbury, South Australia
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLance Corporal
Unit name10th Battalion, E 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 RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 October 1915
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Parents: Henry and Elizabeth READING
Other details

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

Date of death13 August 1929
Age at death37
Place of burialKarrakatta Cemetery, Perth, Western Australia

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