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John Kenneth MYLES

Regimental number2875
Place of birthBourke, New South Wales
SchoolArncliffe Public School, New South Wales
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationCoachbuilder
Address7
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation19
Next of kinMother, F Myles, Dundee Loftus Street, Arncliffe, New South Wales
Previous military serviceServed in the Citizen Military Forces, Arncliffe.
Enlistment date21 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 9th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A8 Argyllshire on 30 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll45th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularDied when prisoner of war in Germany.
FateDied whilst a Prisoner of War 11 May 1918
Place of death or woundingGermany
Age at death22
Age at death from cemetery records22
Place of burialValenciennes Communal Cemetery (Plot IV, Row G, Grave No. 6), FRance
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
140
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Fanny MYLES, "Dundee", Loftus Street, Arncliffe, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsUncle R Maitland MM. Cousin to J Miller and A Maitland killed in action.

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