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Tatham Robert GILES

Regimental number2611
Place of birthWilmington South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationPostal assistant
AddressTarcoola, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinMother, Mrs Caroline Giles, Tarcoola, South Australia
Enlistment date15 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 2 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Medal


Signaller rendered valuable services involving great personal risk, in maintaining communications. (Bullecourt 6-9 May 1917).
Recommendation date: 14 May 1917

FateReturned to Australia 15 February 1918
Medals

Military Medal


Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 189
Date: 8 November 1917

Family/military connectionsBrother: 251 Corporal Frederick John GILES MM, 32nd Bn, returned to Australia, 13 April 1919.
Date of death15 August 1957
Age at death61
Place of burialPort Pirie Cemetery, South Australia

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