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Charles Pedlar GILES

Regimental number3641
Place of birthAlton, New Zealand
SchoolHawera, New Zealand
Age on arrival in Australia21
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDespatch clerk
AddressSydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, William Pedlar Giles, Camberwell Road, Howera, Taranaki, New Zealand
Previous military serviceServed in the NZ Infantry Forces; wounded Dardanelles and invalided home to New Zealand.
Enlistment date11 April 1917
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name45th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/62/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 10 May 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll33rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 27 April 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death22.6
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialSt. Sever Cemetery Extension (Block P, Plot XI, Row F, Grave No. 8A), Rouen, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
122
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Annie GILES, 69 Wilson Street, Hawera, New Zealand

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