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Avenue of Honour

Sergeant Robert Muir Reid

1894
Born in South Melbourne, VIC
13/10/1915 - 15/2/1917
Employed as a Drill Instructor with the 52nd Infantry, Staff Sergeant Major
16/2/1917
Enlisted in the AIF with the rank of Sergeant, aged 23
27/6/1917
Allocated to the 25th Reinforcements, 5th Battalion
4/8/1917
Embarked aboard the HMAT A32 Themistocles
2/10/1917
Disembarked at Glasgow, Scotland
12/3/1918
Proceeded overseas to France
19/3/1918
Joined unit in France
23/8/1918
Wounded in action, the Somme, France - gunshot wound to the right shoulder, severe compound fracture of the humerus
25/8/1918
Evacuated back to England and admitted to the University War Hospital, Southampton
4/10/1918
Transferred to 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield
13/12/1918
Embarked for home aboard the HS Karoola
29/1/1919
Returned to Australia
14/8/1919
Discharged from the AIF
1954
Died at Balwyn, VIC, aged 60

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