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John GILES

Regimental number16015
Place of birthPortarlington Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationFarmer
AddressBoxleigh Farm, Dandenong, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation43
Next of kinSister, Mrs George Taylor, Boxleigh Farm, Dandenong, Victoria
Enlistment date9 February 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll19 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit nameAustralian Wireless Squadron 1, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number22/16/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Mooltan on 22 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Australian Wireless Signal Squadron
FateReturned to Australia 6 December 1917
Other detailsMedals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death4 September 1942
Place of burialBallarat (New) Cemetery, Victoria

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