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Edward GILES

Regimental number758
Place of birthCape Town South Africa
ReligionChurch of England
Addressc/o Mrs B Shields, Club Hotel, Warracknabeal, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation24
Next of kinSister, Mrs E Day, 39 Addington Square, Camberwell, London, England
Enlistment date29 May 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name1st Machine Gun Company, 14th Reinforcements
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll21st Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 24 December 1918
Date of death11 January 1963
Place of burialFawkner Cemetery

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