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Archibald Frederick GILES

Regimental number3068
Place of birthWest Melbourne Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationRailway employee
AddressAscot Vale, Victoria
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinWife, Mrs Mary Giles, 51 Francis Street, Ascot Vale, Victoria
Enlistment date13 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name37th Battalion, 7th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/54/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 19 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll39th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette' No. 31448 (11 July 1919); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 124 (30 October 1919).
Recommendation date: 7 February 1919

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateReturned to Australia 27 May 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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