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Myles KILLICOAT

Regimental number3660
Date of birth10 December 1898
Place of birthBurra, South Australia
SchoolBurra Public School, South Australia
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationClerk
AddressSt Peters, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Mary Killicoat, 54 Fifth Avenue, St Peters, South Australia
Enlistment date10 January 1917
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A32 Themistocles on 4 August 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian General Base Depot
FateReturned to Australia 1 July 1919
Family/military connectionsBrothers: Lt David Hatton KILLICOAT DCM, 3rd Light Horse, returned to Australia, 16 March 1919; 30709 Driver Harry Ormonde KILLICOAT, 7th Field Artillery Brigade, returned to Australia, 22 August 1919; 71 Sergeant Phillip Darby KILLICOAT, 3rd Light Horse, died of wounds, 19 September 1915; Captain Arthur Lander KILLICOAT, 3rd Bn, Royal Scottish Regiment (b. Burra, 29 November 1887; enl. 4 September 1914; war service: Egypt, Gallipoli, Salonika, Palestine; arrived back in Australia, 15 February 1920); Sister: Sister Frances Madge KILLICOAT, Australian Army Nursing Service, effective abroad (returned to Australia, late 1918).
Other detailsWar service: France, Belgium. Arrived back in Australia, 17 August 1919.

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