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Harry George MILES

Regimental number328
Date of birth6 July 1892
Place of birthClifton Hill, Victoria
ReligionSeventh Day Adventist
OccupationDriver
Address68 Livingston Street, Ivanhoe, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, G Miles, 68 Livingston Street, Ivanhoe, Victoria
Enlistment date12 May 1916
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameMachine Gun Company 2, Reinforcement 4
AWM Embarkation Roll number24/7/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Orontes on 16 August 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll328B
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll1st Machine Gun Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 26 July 1919
Discharge date29 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Suffered from mustard gas poisoning on the Somme, France. Awarded the British War Medal and the Victory Medal (15 December 1923).
Miscellaneous detailsTrue name: Henry George MILES
Date of death24 August 1978
Place of burialPanmure Cemetery, Victoria

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