Eric Stanley READ

READ, Eric Stanley

Service Numbers: 1792, 3579
Enlisted: 23 July 1915, Brisbane, Queensland
Last Rank: Corporal
Last Unit: 57th Infantry Battalion
Born: Paterson, New South Wales, 10 November 1879
Home Town: Paterson, Dungog, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farmer
Died: Natural causes (senility), Dunwich, Queensland, 26 March 1943, aged 63 years
Cemetery: Toowong (Brisbane General) Cemetery
Portion 10 Row 10 Grave 12
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World War 1 Service

23 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 1792, Brisbane, Queensland
3 Jan 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 1792, 26th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Kyarra, Brisbane
3 Jan 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 1792, 26th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
1 Jan 1917: Involvement AIF WW1, Corporal, SN 3579, 57th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by John Edwards

"READ, Mr. Stanley Eric (late No. 3579, 57th Btn., A.I.F.) —The Relatives & Friends of Mrs. M. J. Read & Family, of Rio Grande Flats. Vulture St., West End, are respectfully advised that the Funeral of their beloved Husband & Father is appointed to leave the Parlour, 400 Wickham St.. on Monday Morning, at 10 o'clock, for Toowong Cemetery, arriving 10.20..." - from the Courier Mail 27 Mar 1943 (nla.gov.au)

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Biography contributed by John Winterbotham

Married to Mary Jane Crabbe in Lismore, NSW when aged 29.