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Edward Joseph REID

Regimental number4894
Place of birthWaverley New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address82 Rawson Street, Waverley, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinSister, Miss M Reid, 82 Rawson Street, Waverley, New South Wales
Enlistment date29 November 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 November 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name4th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/21/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Star Of England on 8 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Army Medical Corps Details
FateReturned to Australia 22 July 1917
Other details

Was under age when he enlisted (his father Herbert Reid went to Sydney from Wagga to try and stop him joining up). When Edward returned he was suffering the effects of being gassed and shell shock.

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