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Lt Archer George Read


Read, Archer George Read, enlisted at Montreal, Quebec, formerly of Portsmouth, England. Occupation: school teacher. Military Service: Lieutenant, Reg. No. 476002 (McGill 1093), 3rd University Co., PPCLI, transferred to Canadian Forestry Corps, Attestation Papers. Diary Reference: See Note, “The Woodpeckers of the 126th Company of the Canadian Forestry Corps were under the direction of Lieutenant Archer G. Read, originally of the PPCLI,” 3:16 June ’16. Hodder-Williams , 300, listed Fred George Read [brother of Samuel Thomas Read], Reg. No. 476003 [McG1036], 3rd University Co., PPCLI, but not Lt. A. G. Read, who had been transferred to the Canadian Forestry Corps.