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William Frederick REED

Regimental number83
Place of birthBarcaldine Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressTellenove grove, Forest Hill, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinMother, Mrs. Mary Kelvington, Forest Hill, Queensland
Enlistment date18 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name31st Battalion, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/48/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915
From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship an individual in the Headquarters embarked. Two ships left Melbourne carrying men from the 31st Battalion: HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
From Embarkation Records it is not possible to distinguish exactly which ship an individual in the Headquarters embarked. Two ships left Melbourne carrying men from the 31st Battalion: HMAT A62 Wandilla on 9 November 1915 and HMAT A41 Bakara on 5 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital
FateReturned to Australia 3 March 1919
Date of death4 August 1950
Place of burialLutwyche Cemetery

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