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Matthew Michael READY

Regimental number2871
Place of birthHobart Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPainter
AddressHobart, Tasmania
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation29
Next of kinMother, Mrs Ellen M Ready, 65 Queen Street, Sandy Bay, Hobart, Tasmania
Enlistment date10 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name40th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/57/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 6 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll40th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2638 Pte Thomas Phillip READY, 40th Bn, returned to Australia, 9 February 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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