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Arthur William Nelson GILES

Regimental number676
Place of birthPort Pirie South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressEllendale, Port Pirie, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Giles, Ellendale, Port Pirie, South Australia
Enlistment date5 February 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name43rd Battalion, D Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/60/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A19 Afric on 9 June 1916
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 19 April 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 1917 Pte Robert Ernest Harland GILES, 48th Bn, returned to Australia, 5 September 1919.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death5 June 1992
Age at death94
Place of burialCentennial Park Cemetery, Adelaide, South Austral;ia

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