Felix Gordon GILES

Date of birth23 November 1885
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationElectrical engineer
Address18 Bennett Street, Maylands, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Giles, Thornton Street, Dulwich, South Australia
Enlistment date19 August 1914
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit name10th Battalion, G Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board Transport A11 Ascanius on 20 October 1914
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion


Unit: 10th Battalion
Promotion date: 12 March 1916

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Companion of the Distinguished Service Order

Distinguished services at Pozieres, 24 July 1916.
Recommendation date: 29 July 1916

Companion of the Distinguished Service Order

As Company Commander and later as Serior Major has shown great devotion to duty and rendered valauble services. (Near Le Barque 24-26 February 1917).
Recommendation date: 7 March 1917

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).

FateReturned to Australia 9 October 1918

Distinguished Service Order

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169
Date: 4 October 1917

Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Western Front

Medals: Distinguished Service Order, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 June 1950
Age at death64
Place of burialChurch of England Cemetery, Mitcham, South Australia