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Edward REID

Regimental number2479
Date of birth9 September 1894
Place of birthCowra, New South Wales
SchoolBumbaldry, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressBumbaldry via Cowra, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, Mr Joseph Reid, Violet Street, Waverley, Sydney, New South Wales
Enlistment date20 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name54th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/71/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 15 January 1919
Other detailsWar Service: Egypt, France, Western Front
Date of death30 September 1975
Age at death81
Place of burialGrenfell Cemetery, Grenfell, New South Wales

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