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Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne
Town Hall, 333 Bay Street, Port Melbourne

Reader, Walter John (2000/4469)

Place of Birth: Stoke Newington, London, England

Age: 21 years 8 months

Enlistment Details: Friday, 15 January 1915 – Melbourne, VIC

Service Number: 2000/4469            view online service record

56 Beach Street
Port Melbourne, VIC

Next of Kin:
Lucy Reader (mother)
55 Howard Road
Stoke Newington, London, England

Embarkation Details:
Date: Monday, 10 May 1915
Ship: HMAT Euripides A14
Port: Melbourne, VIC
Unit: 24th Infantry Battalion

RTA: Monday, 5 January 1920
Discharged: Thursday, 26 February 1920

A second set of Attestation papers 27 April 1915 NOK: Mrs W J Reader (wife), 56 Beach Street, Port Melbourne.

He was sentenced 9 months HL at Central Criminal Court, London for making a false statement in the register of marriage prior to his marriage to Alice Lowe.

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