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Dudley Frederic Lionel GILES

Regimental number1165
Place of birthWorlingham, Beecles, Suffolk, England
SchoolHarborne and Margate, England
Age on arrival in Australia17
ReligionChurch of England
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, D P Giles, Stone House, Cradley Herefordshire, England
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date9 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name16th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/33/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A40 Ceramic on 22 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll16th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 28 April 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Date of death28 April 1915
Age at death20.9
Age at death from cemetery records20
Place of burialBeach Cemetery (Plot I, Row A, Grave No. I), Gallipoli
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Dudley and Elinor GILES, Pardlestone Bungalow, Holford, Bridgwater, England. Native of Beccles, Suffolk, England
Family/military connectionsBrother: served in France as Lt RFA and mentioned in despatches.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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