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Robert B REED

Regimental number6659
Date of birth--/08/1893
Other NamesREED, Robert Beynon
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationOverseer farrier
Address'Tasso', 140 Raglan Street, Mosman, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMrs Beatrice Tara Reid, 'Tasso', 140 Raglan Street, Mosman, New South Wales
Enlistment date16 June 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 June 1915
Rank on enlistmentFarrier Sergeant
Unit name8th Field Ambulance, Section A
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from
From Embarkation Rolls it is not possible to distinguish the embarkation details of individual officers and men: 6 officers and 156 others embarked on HMAT A11 'Ascanius' from Melbourne on 10 November 1915; 1 officer and 50 others embarked on HMAT A58 'Kabringa' from Melbourne on 8 November 1915; 1 officer and 16 others embarked on HMAT A2 'Geelong' from Adelaide on 12 November 1915; 1 officer and 4 others embarked on HMAT A13 'Katuna' from Adelaide on 9 November 1915; and
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll8th Field Ambulance
Promotions

2nd Lieutenant


Unit: INF32
Promotion date: 5 August 1917

Lieutenant


Unit: INF32
Promotion date: 4 March 1918

FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Robert Beynon Reed on NR
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in New South Wales Garden of Remembrance
Date of death23 June 1953

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