Roll of Honour Richard Charles Reed

Service number WX8503
Rank Private
Unit 2/4th Machine Gun Battalion
Service Australian Army
Conflict/Operation Second World War, 1939-1945
Conflict Eligibility Date Second World War, 1939-1947
Date of Death 15 February 1942
Place of Death Singapore
Cause of Death Died of wounds
Cemetery or Memorial Details Kranji War Cemetery, Kranji, Singapore
Source AWM147 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, 2nd AIF (Australian Imperial Force) and CMF (Citizen Military Force)

Location on the Roll of Honour

Richard Charles Reed's name is located at panel 76 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).


Personal Service Records

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War Graves

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Roll of Honour name projection

Richard Charles Reed's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:

  • Sun 25 June 2023 at 5:38am
  • Sat 09 September 2023 at 10:15pm
  • Fri 29 December 2023 at 4:19am
  • Sat 16 March 2024 at 1:03am

These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.