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Nathaniel GILES

Regimental number3795
Place of birthBroken Hill New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressGeorge Street, Queen's Park, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, A E Giles, George Street, Queen's Park, Western Australia
Enlistment date9 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 12th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 22 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal (No award)

Conspicuous devotion to duty in maintaining supplies under heavy fire. (East of Ypres 19-21 September 1917).
Recommendation date: 7 October 1917

Military Medal

For courage and devotion to duty at Mont de Merris near Strazeele on night 2-3- June 1918.
Recommendation date: 9 June 1918

FateReturned to Australia 28 February 1919

Military Medal

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 23
Date: 12 February 1919

Family/military connectionsBrother: 4125 Pte Edward Chichele GILES, 28th Bn, killed in action, 29 July 1916; Uncle: 1721 Sergeant Frank GILES, 48th Bn, killed in action, 5 August 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

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