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Robert Percy GILES

Regimental number4039
Date of birth12 January 1895
Place of birthWangoom Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBank clerk
AddressWangoom, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Harry Giles, Wangoom, Victoria
Enlistment date7 August 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll9 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name29th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/46/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 21 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll29th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 2 January 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death13 December 1967
Age at death72
Place of burialWarrnambool Cemetery, Victoria

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