Kenneth Fea REED

REED, Kenneth Fea

Service Number: 601
Enlisted: 7 July 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 32nd Infantry Battalion
Born: Hawker, South Australia , 15 December 1890
Home Town: Hawker, Flinders Ranges, South Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Adelaide, South Australia , 1 April 1976, aged 85 years, cause of death not yet discovered
Cemetery: West Terrace Cemetery (General) Adelaide, South Australia
Road 5, Path 13, Site 33
Memorials: Adelaide South Australian Railways WW1 & WW2 Honour Boards, Hawker Residents of Hawker Honour Roll, Hawker War Memorial Park, Hawker and District WW1 Roll of Honor, Port Lincoln S.A.R. Eyre's Peninsula Division Roll of Honour WW1
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World War 1 Service

7 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 601, 32nd Infantry Battalion
18 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, SN 601, 32nd Infantry Battalion
18 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, SN 601, 32nd Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide

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Biography

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

Chronicle (Adelaide, SA : 1895 - 1954)  Sat 6 Nov 1915

HONOURING SOLDIERS

HAWKER, October 27.— There was a large gathering of residents in the Institute on Sunday evening to bid farewell to Private Kenneth Fea Reed, eldest son of Mr. and Mrs. Francis P. Reed, and Private James George Melville, of A Company, second son of Mrs. S. E. Melville, on the eve of their departure for the front. Mr. B. Mansom presided. Speeches were delivered by Messrs. B. Mansom, H. A. Condon, T. V. Hartnett, W. G. Wingel, W. J. Pyman, and the Rev. C. R. Dadds (Methodist). Mr. W. J. Pyman, on behalf of the residents, presented Privates Reed and Melville each with a purse of money. Mr.  and Mrs. F. P. Reed have another son (Colin) in camp.

http://nla.gov.au/nla.news-article87236780

 

 

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