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John William REID

Regimental number10378
Place of birthKirkwall Scotland
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarm labourer
Addressc/o Mrs Brewer, St Johns Wood, Burwood, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, D Reid, Millhouse, Westside, Westray, Orkney, Scotland
Enlistment date9 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade 2, Reinforcement 13
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 5 January 1916
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Divisional Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 10379 Sergeant Stephen REID, 1st Divisional Ammunition Column, returned to Australia, 31 May 1919.

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