Ernest William George REED

REED, Ernest William George

Service Number: 2981
Enlisted: 8 August 1916, York, Western Australia
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 48th Infantry Battalion
Born: Warracknabeal, Victoria, April 1889
Home Town: Subiaco, Nedlands, Western Australia
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Farm hand
Memorials: Gosnells Road Board HR, Gosnells Ward Roll of Honor
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World War 1 Service

8 Aug 1916: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 2981, York, Western Australia
9 Nov 1916: Embarked AIF WW1, Private, SN 2981, 48th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Argyllshire, Fremantle
9 Nov 1916: Involvement AIF WW1, Private, SN 2981, 48th Infantry Battalion, Enlistment/Embarkation WW1
12 Oct 1917: Wounded Private, SN 2981, 48th Infantry Battalion, 1st Passchendaele, GSW (face)
18 Sep 1918: Wounded Private, SN 2981, 48th Infantry Battalion, "The Last Hundred Days", 2nd occasion - Shell wound (left side and arm)
22 Mar 1919: Discharged AIF WW1, Private, SN 2981, 48th Infantry Battalion

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Biography contributed by Martin Smith

Son of George Reed, Brookton, WA

Twice wounded in Action

Brother of Edwin Lawrence Reed; Herbert James Reed; Thomas Alfred Reed