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Edward John REILLY

Regimental number3102
Place of birthBusselton, Western Australia
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPlatelayer
AddressKatanning, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Height5' 10"
Weight145 lbs
Next of kinFather, John Reilly, 94 Charles Street, West Perth, Western Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 October 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll24 October 1916
Place of enlistmentBunbury, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name3rd Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/15/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A34 Persic on 29 December 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Pioneer Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 12 March 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Esther REILLY
Discharge date11 November 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Kenilworth Castle', 28 April 1918; disembarked Fremantle, 13 May 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Perth, 11 November 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Death attributed to war service.
Date of death24 December 1936
Age at death43
Place of burialNortham Cemetery, Western Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, REILLY Edward John

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