Robert Osborne Reed enlisted in Hamilton, Victoria at the age of 20 on the 16th of April 1917. He had been born in Ballarat, Victoria was single, and was employed as a Warehouseman. He volunteered and was stationed with the 5th Division Signal Company with the Regimental number 18561. He was discharged and Returned to Australia on the 22nd of July 1919. Tree number 3430.