Frederick William REED

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REED, Frederick William

Service Numbers: 177, 2474
Enlisted: 21 August 1914
Last Rank: Lance Corporal
Last Unit: 4th Light Horse Regiment
Born: Portsmouth, England, 1886
Home Town: Casterton, Glenelg, Victoria
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Carpenter
Died: Killed in action, Zillebeke, Belgium, 11 April 1918
Cemetery: Hooge Crater Cemetery
Plot IXA, Row C, Grave NO. 10. Originally buried in Shrewsbury Forest (near Zillebeke, Ypres) on 11 April 1918.
Memorials: Casterton War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

21 Aug 1914: Enlisted AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 177, 4th Light Horse Regiment
19 Oct 1914: Embarked AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 177, 4th Light Horse Regiment
21 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 177, 4th Light Horse Regiment, 'ANZAC' / Gallipoli
28 Jan 1916: Discharged AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 177, 4th Light Horse Regiment, Returned to Australia and "struck off" regiment numbers due to illness.
27 Mar 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 2474, 4th Light Horse Regiment, Returned to duty with same unit but given new S/N
6 May 1916: Involvement Private, SN 2474, 4th Light Horse Regiment
6 May 1916: Embarked Private, SN 2474, 4th Light Horse Regiment, HMAT Clan MacCorquodale, Melbourne
15 Sep 1916: Transferred AIF WW1, Trooper, 2nd ANZAC Corps Mounted Regiment (XXII Corps), France
7 Jun 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Trooper, SN 2474, 2nd ANZAC Corps Mounted Regiment (XXII Corps), Battle of Messines
14 Jul 1917: Promoted AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, 2nd ANZAC Corps Mounted Regiment (XXII Corps), Belgium
4 Oct 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 2474, 2nd ANZAC Corps Mounted Regiment (XXII Corps), Broodseinde Ridge
11 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 2474, 4th Light Horse Regiment
11 Apr 1918: Involvement AIF WW1, Lance Corporal, SN 2474, 2nd ANZAC Corps Mounted Regiment (XXII Corps), German Spring Offensive 1918

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