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Reginald George Reed was born in Ballarat, VIC, was single and a Salesman when he enlisted in the 7th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement on 19 April 1915 at the age of 22. His unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A62 Wandilla on 17 June 1915. According to his records he was wounded in action on or about the 9th of August 1915 and admitted to No. 3 Field Ambulance Casualty Station at Lone Pine in Gallipoli. Suffering from a bomb wound to the back and shock. He was transferred to the ANZAC Police Corps on 3 April 1916 and proceeded overseas to Alexandria aboard the Orcana in June 1916. On 10 June 1917 he was promoted to Lance Corporal. On 21 March 1919 he left England for Australia aboard the Kildonian Castle, reaching Melbourne in May and receiving a full discharge on 6 July 1919.
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