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Arthur Ernest REED

Regimental numberR709
Place of birthHamilton, Newcastle, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Height5' 10"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinFather, Mr William Reed, Bayley Street West, Coolgardie, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed for 4 years in Goldfields Infantry Regiment, Citizen Military Forces; time expired.
Enlistment date10 August 1914
Place of enlistmentHelena Vale, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentSergeant
Unit name51st Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 17 April 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll1761
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateDied whilst a Prisoner of War 1 October 1916
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialCaudry Old Communal Cemetery (Row C, Grave No. 13), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Emma REED, Bayley Street, Coolgardie, Western Australia
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Miscellaneous detailsSee 709 Arthur Ernest REED for first period of service.
SourcesNAA: B2455, REED Arthur Ernest

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