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Alfred Ernest MILES

Regimental number319
Date of birth29 June 1888
Place of birthSummerfield, Victoria
ReligionProtestant
OccupationBlacksmith
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, John Miles, Prairie via Bendigo, Victoria
Enlistment date4 May 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll20 May 1915
Rank on enlistmentAble Bodied Driver
Unit name1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train
AWM Embarkation Roll numberMIS34.12.1.RANBT1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board A39 Port Macquarie on 4 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll4th Division Ammunition Column
FateReturned to Australia 6 June 1918
Family/military connectionsBrother: 348 Able Bodied Driver Walter MILES, 1st Royal Australian Naval Bridging Train; returned to Australia, 12 May 1919; Cousins: 2455 Pte Alfred Edgar MILES, 60th Bn, 5th Reinforcement, killed in action 29 September 1918, France; 3863 Pte William Luke MILES MM, 21st Bn, 9th Reinforcement, returned to Australia, 19 April 1919.~
Other detailsPromoted to Farrier Sergeant 4th Divisional Artillery Column, 27 May 1917. Manufacturer of Summerfield, Vic.
Date of death12 February 1964
Place of burialCremated at Northern Suburbs Crematorium, Sydney, New South Wales

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