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World War One - Casualty List

 

Private

William Frederick Read

Born:

 

1895 Chilham, Kent

Service No.

 

L/10033

Regiment(s)

 

1st Battalion, The Buffs, East Kent Regiment

Military Notes:

 

Entered France 7 September 1914

Family Notes:

 

Son of Ellen Prebble (nee Read) of Hassel Street, Hastingleigh.

Stepson of Stephen Prebble.

Half brother of Edith Prebble, Ellen Prebble, Winnifred Prebble, May Prebble, Sidney Prebble and Elsie Prebble.

1901 address: Folly Town, Hastingleigh, Kent

1911 address: Hassell Street, Hastingleigh, Kent

Civilian Occupation:

Farm Labourer

Married:

Died:

 

20 October 1914 - died of wounds 6 weeks after arriving in France.

Cemetery/Memorial:

 

1.     Ploegsteert  / Plug Street Memorial Panel 2 Belgium

2.     Hastingleigh Church WW1 Memorial Brass Plaque

3.     Hastingleigh & Elmsted War Memorial Cross

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 William Frederick Read's name on the Ploegsteert Memorial, Hainurt, Belgium.

 

 

 Army Medal Index Card for William Read.