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William GILES

Regimental number5390
Place of birthEchuca Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDriver
Address120 Lord Street, Richmond, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinSister, Miss A Giles, Lord Street, Richmond, Victoria
Enlistment date4 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 17th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 4 April 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 February 1917
Place of burialBazentin-Le-Petit Military Cemetery (Row D, Grave No. 23), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
46
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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