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Thomas Hepburn REED

Regimental number4857
Place of birthHawker, South Australia
AddressHawker, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18.1
Height5' 6"
Weight120 lbs
Next of kinMother, C Reed, Hawker, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil (exempt area under Compulsory Military Training scheme)
Enlistment date10 November 1915
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 16 March 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date23 November 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 601 Sergeant Kenneth Fea REED, 5th Machine Gun Bn, returned to Australia, 16 May 1919.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kanowna', 16 March 1918; disembarked, Adelaide, 22 May 1918; discharged (wounded: gun shot wound, left leg [amputated], right knee), Adelaide, 23 November 1918.

War service: 3 years 14 days (of which 2 years 75 days were abroad)

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death12 November 1973
Age at death75
Place of burialWest Terrace Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, REED Thomas Hepburn

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