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William Henry MILES

Regimental number3080
Place of birthNhill, Victoria
SchoolState School, Nhill, Victoria
AddressNhill, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs M Miles, Winiam, Nhill, Victoria
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date15 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name14th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/31/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 16 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateDied of disease 12 November 1918
Place of death or wounding41st Stationary Hospital, Amiens, France
Age at death27
Age at death from cemetery records27
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XII, Row AA, Grave No. 3), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Edwin and Mary MILES, Winiam, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3201 Pte George Edwin MILES, returned to Australia, 17 December 1918.
Other details

Died of broncho-pneumonia. War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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