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John Henry MILES

Regimental number3187
Place of birthNorth Sydney, New South Wales
SchoolSt Leonards Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
AddressNorthcote Street, St Leonards, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation35
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Jane Miles, Northcote Street, St Leonards, New South Wales
Enlistment date4 October 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name53rd Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/70/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A29 Suevic on 11 November 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll53rd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 26 September 1917
Age at death33
Age at death from cemetery records33
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XXIII, Row A, Grave No. 5), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
157
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Henry and Sarah MILES, Northcote Street, Naremburn, North Sydney
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Miscellaneous detailsAddress of wife unknown

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