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Walter Robert Frederic RILEY

Regimental number1880
Place of birthBushy Park, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
AddressBothwell, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinWife, Mrs A M Riley, Bothwell, Tasmania
Previous military serviceServed in the Royal Australian Navy (discharged invalided)
Enlistment date24 November 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name15th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/32/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 1 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 May 1915
Place of burialAt Sea
Commemoration detailsChatby Memorial, Alexandria, Egypt
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
77
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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