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William RILEY

Regimental number1795
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinMother, Mrs I. Riley, St Johns Avenue, Camberwell, Victoria
Enlistment date23 December 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll16 December 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A18 Wiltshire on 14 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 March 1917
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7619 Driver Joshua RILEY, 14th Battalion, returned to Australia 28 March 1919.

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