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Edward Mervyn REID

Regimental number2711
Place of birthFremantle Western Australia
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationClerk
Address2 Barclay Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Ann Reid, 2 Barclay Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date3 July 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 June 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name51st Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/68/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A23 Suffolk on 10 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll51st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 21 June 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Edward Morgan Reid on NR
Family/military connectionsBrother: 5778 Pte Percy Constantine REID, 16th Bn, returned to Australia, 21 June 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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