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Robert William MILES

Regimental number1986
Place of birthGrenfell, New South Wales
SchoolSuperior Public School, Grenfell, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationBoot repairer
AddressWood Street, Grenfell, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinFather, R S Miles, Wood Street, Grenfell, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Distinguished Conduct Medal

Recommendation date: "Unspecified"

FateKilled in Action 29 September 1917
Place of death or woundingMenin road, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialMenin Road South Military Cemetery (Plot II, Row H, Grave No. 24), Ypres, Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Robert and Emily MILES "Preston", Villiers Street, Kensington, New South Wales. Native of Grenfell, New South Wales

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