|Place of birth||Melbourne, Victoria|
|Address||Holmes Street, East Brunswick, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||26|
|Next of kin||E Giles, Holmes Street, East Brunswick, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Nil|
|Rank on enlistment||Gunner|
|Unit name||Field Artillery Brigade 2, Brigade Ammunition Column|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||13/30/1|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A27 Southern on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Bombardier|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Field Artillery Brigade|
|Fate||Returned to Australia
|Family/military connections||Brothers: 1101 Pte George Leslie GILES, 6th Bn, died of wounds, 14 July 1915; 7241 Pte William GILES, 14th Bn, returned to Australia, 1 July 1919.|
War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front
Joined the Mediterranean Expeditionary Force, 8 April 1915. Taken sick, Gallipoli, 27 November 1915; transferred to St Paul's Hospital, Malta, 4 December 1915. Transferred by ship to Egypt, 10 February 1916; discharged to Overseas Base, Cairo, 18 February 1916.
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 22 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 28 March 1916. Transferred to 21st Field Artillery Brigade. 15 May 1916. Appointed Temporary Bombardier, Belgium, 4 September 1916; confirmed Bombardier, 23 September 1916. Transferred to 1st Field Artillery Brigade, 24 January 1917.
Wounded in action, 21 July 1917 (gun shot wound, left groin and right thigh). Admitted to 7th Canadian General Hospital, Etaples, 1 August 1917. Transferred to England, 25 August 1917, and admitted to General Military Hospital, Colchester. Transferred to No. 1 Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, 6 November 1917; discharged to No. 2 Command Depot, Weymouth, 18 December 1917.
Commenced return to Australia on board HS 'Corinthic', 10 January 1918; discharged, 12 September 1918.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
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