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Arnold John EYLES

Regimental number63821
Date of birth8 January 1897
Place of birthParramatta, New South Wales
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressCarlingford, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Height5' 6"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinFather, A J Eyles, Ryde Street, Carlingford, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the 20th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date7 February 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll7 February 1918
Place of enlistmentSydney, New South Wales
Rank on enlistmentGunner
Unit nameField Artillery Brigade, Reinforcement 35
AWM Embarkation Roll number13/128/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board RMS Orontes on 5 June 1918
Rank from Nominal RollGunner
Unit from Nominal Roll12th Field Artillery Brigade
FateReturned to Australia 20 December 1919
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Photo: Robert and Sandra CROFTS
Discharge date3 March 1920
Other details

War service: England, France (post-Armistice)

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Suevic', 20 December 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Sydney, 3 March 1920.

Medal: British War Medal
Date of death12 June 1946
Age at death49
Place of burialRookwood Necropolis (R.C. Sec. 10, 2004), Sydney, New South Wales
SourcesNAA: B2455, EYLES Arnold John

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