Stanley Ted READ

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READ, Stanley Ted

Service Number: 4913
Enlisted: 26 October 1915, Melbourne, Victoria
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 46th Infantry Battalion
Born: Laang, Victoria, September 1897
Home Town: Broadwater, Moyne, Victoria
Schooling: Naringal Public School
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Killed in Action, Pozières, France, 13 August 1916
Cemetery: Sunken Road Cemetery, Contalmaison
Grave site 1A
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour
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World War 1 Service

26 Oct 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4913, Melbourne, Victoria
14 Mar 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 4913, 14th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Anchises, Melbourne
14 Mar 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4913, 14th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
13 Aug 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 4913, 46th Infantry Battalion, Pozières

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Biography contributed by Michael O'Connor

"...4913 Private Stanley Ted Read, 15th Reinforcements, 14th Battalion, of Macarthur, Vic,... enlisted on 26 October 1915 and embarked aboard HMAT Anchises in Melbourne on 14 March 1916. In July 1916 he was transferred from the 14th Bn to the 46th Bn. Pte Read was killed in action in France on 13 August 1916 aged 18 years..." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)