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Reginald Hurst MILES

Regimental number3365
Place of birthSydney, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address15 High Street, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25.6
Height6' 0"
Weight154 lbs
Next of kinFather, A J Miles, 15 High Street, Rozelle, Sydney, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date3 August 1915
Place of enlistmentWarwick Farm, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name2nd Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/19/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A14 Euripides on 2 November 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll54th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Peter Dennis
Discharge date2 August 1918
Other details

War service: Egypt, Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Field Marshall', 12 March 1918; discharged (medically unfit: debility, disordered action of the heart), 2 August 1918.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death2 September 1950
Age at death60
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis, Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, MILES Reginald Hurst

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