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Garfield RILEY

Regimental number4894
Place of birthDargo Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressMunro, Victoria
Marital statusWidower
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinBrother, L Riley, 6 Brookmans Building, Barrack Street, Perth, Western Australia
Enlistment date14 September 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 7 March 1916
Rank from Nominal RollWarrant Officer (Class II)
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919
Family/military connectionsNephew: 4869 Lance Corporal Clemons William PHILLIPS, 59th Bn, killed in action, 19 July 1916.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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