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William Edward RIES

Regimental number319
Place of birthToongabbie Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationWireless operator
Address11 Victoria Road, East Malvern, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20
Next of kinFather, Geo E Ries, 'Glengarry', Victoria
Previous military service70th Infantry
Enlistment date21 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit nameAustralian Flying Corps, No 1 Squadron, C Flight
AWM Embarkation Roll number8/4/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A67 Orsova on 16 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateReturned to Australia 4 March 1919
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 185
Date: 27 November 1918

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