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Edmund KILEY

Regimental number134
Place of birthMoonan, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationStockman
AddressPuddle Dock Estate, Ellerton via Scone, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Height5' 7"
Weight137 lbs
Next of kinWilliam Kiley, Moonan, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the 6th Australian Light Horse Regiment, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date22 August 1914
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentShoeing Smith
Unit name1st Light Horse Regiment, A Squadron
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/6/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A16 Star of Victoria on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Light Horse Regiment
FateKilled in Action 7 August 1915
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)Regimental Number incorrectly recorded on NAA site as 2407.
Place of death or woundingPope's Hill, Gallipoli, Turkey
Place of burialShrapnel Valley Cemetery (Plot IV, Row C, Grave No. 14), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
2
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Joined 1st Light Horse Regiment, Gallipoli, 5 August 1915.

Killed in action, Pope's Hill, 7 August 1915.

Buried Shrapnel Gully Cemetery by Rev. E.N. Merrington.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, KILEY Edmund

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