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William James MILES

Regimental number86
Place of birthLyndhurst N/A
Address'Warildah', Kingsland Road, Bexley, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, Mrs Alice Eva Miles, 'Warildah', Kingsland Road, Bexley, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the 38th Infantry, Citizen Military Forces; still serving at time of AIF enlistment.
Enlistment date30 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name19th Battalion, Headquarters
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT Ceramic on 25 June 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 11 May 1919
Family/military connectionsBrother: 2183 Pte Ronald Ferney MILES, 34th Bn, returned to Australia, 16 June 1919.
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Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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