Mark Nelson REED

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REED, Mark Nelson

Service Number: 676
Enlisted: 1 March 1915, Keswick, South Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 7th Light Trench Mortar Battery
Born: Mundoora, South Australia, 22 January 1892
Home Town: Mundoora, Barunga West, South Australia
Schooling: Mundoora Public School
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Died of wounds, France, 25 November 1916, aged 24 years
Cemetery: Heilly Station Cemetery
Memorials: Adelaide National War Memorial, Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Cowell Men from Franklin Harbour WW1 Roll of Honour, Cowell Mitchellville Honour Roll, Cowell War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

1 Mar 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 676, 27th Infantry Battalion, Keswick, South Australia
31 May 1915: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 676, 27th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
31 May 1915: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 676, 27th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Geelong, Adelaide
25 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 676, 7th Light Trench Mortar Battery

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Biography

"THE LATE PRIVATE M. N. REED.

Miss Reed, of Mitchellville, has been notified that her brother, Private M. N. Reed, was killed in action on November 25. Private M. N. Reed was 24 years of age. He enlisted from Mitchellville in March, 1915, and went to the front in the following May in the 27th Battalion. He served for some month on Gallipoli, and later went to France. Another brother, Private N. Reed, is serving with the Light Horse in Egypt." - from the Adelaide Chronicle 30 Dec 1916 (nla.gov.au)

 

 

 

 

 

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