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Regimental number2160
Place of birthLondon, England
SchoolCamberwell, Crawford Higher Grade Council School, England
Age on arrival in Australia16
ReligionChurch of England
AddressRobert Street, Bayswater, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, Henry James Ayliffe, Elfindale Road, Herne Hill, London, England
Enlistment date2 December 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll29 November 1915
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Light Horse Regiment, 15th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/15/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A38 Ulysses on 1 April 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2160A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollA. Mounted Division
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied of malaria.
FateDied of disease 17 October 1918
Place of death or woundingDamascus, Syria
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialDamascus British War Cemetery (Row D, Grave 36), Syria
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry James and Jessie Flora AYLIFFE, 2 New Steine, Brighton, England
Other details

War service: Egypt, Palestine, Syria

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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