Norman Frederick REID

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REID, Norman Frederick

Service Number: 7238
Enlisted: 14 July 1915, Liverpool, New South Wales
Last Rank: Sergeant
Last Unit: 5th Field Artillery Brigade
Born: Redfern, New South Wales, Australia, 24 October 1895
Home Town: Crows Nest, North Sydney, New South Wales
Schooling: Cleveland Street School, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
Occupation: Mechanic
Died: Killed in Action, Flers, France, 19 November 1916, aged 21 years
Cemetery: Caterpillar Valley Cemetery, Longueval
Tree Plaque: Not yet discovered
Memorials: Australian War Memorial, Roll of Honour, Haymarket NSW Government Railway and Tramway Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

14 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 7238, 5th Field Artillery Brigade , Liverpool, New South Wales
18 Nov 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Wheeler Sergeant, SN 7238, 5th Field Artillery Brigade , Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
18 Nov 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Wheeler Sergeant, SN 7238, 5th Field Artillery Brigade , HMAT Persic, Sydney
19 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Sergeant, SN 7238, 5th Field Artillery Brigade , Flers/Gueudecourt

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Biography

"...7238 Wheeler Sergeant (later Sergeant) Norman Frederick Reid, 5th Field Artillery Brigade, of Crows Nest, NSW, son of William and Lucy Jane Reid. A mechanic prior to enlisting, he embarked from Sydney aboard HMAT Persic (A34) on 18 November 1915 and was killed in action at Flers, France, on 19 November 1916, aged 21. Sergeant Reid is buried in the Caterpiller Valley Cemetery Longueval, France." - SOURCE (www.awm.gov.au)

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