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Robert Summers GILES

Regimental number7438
Place of birth3 Kintore Terrace, Inverurie, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
SchoolInverurie Public School, Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Age on arrival in Australia28
AddressGlenelg, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation33
Next of kinSister, Mrs M Beattie, 8 Faulkner Place, Inverurie Aberdeenshire, Scotland
Previous military serviceServed as Sgt 4th Volunteer Bn Gordon HIghlanders, Inverurie, Scotland
Enlistment date16 February 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSergeant
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 30 May 1918
Place of death or woundingHazebrouck, France
Age at death34
Place of burialLa Kreule Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row D, Grave No. II), Hazebrouck, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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