William Henry Read

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First name: William

Middle name: Henry

Last name: Read

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Dr William Henry Read applied for a commission in the No. 2 General Hospital, A.I.F., 19 Nov. 1914 aged 38 and embarked on HMAT A55 Kyarra, 27 Nov. 1914, arriving in Alexandria 17 Jan. 1915. Major Read returned to Australia on the Themistocles, Aug. 1915.

Ragtime sketches on board our transport / Vasco, 1917
Ragtime sketches captures mateship on route to the Front

Eighty days on the transport ship Suevic afforded caricaturist Louis Vasco plenty of time to observe. These Ragtime Sketches On Board Our Tranport capture the chaps uniquely, and their life at sea on route to England. Read more about Louis Vasco in Stories.

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