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Edwin Blomfield RILEY

Date of birth10 January 1883
Other NamesRILEY, Edwin Blomfield Gerard
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationDental surgeon
AddressVermont, Bowral, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation32
Next of kinFather, B B Riley, Bowral, New South Wales
Enlistment date15 April 1915
Rank on enlistmentLieutenant
Unit nameCould not expand MED26.51.1DEN
Rank from Nominal RollMajor
Unit from Nominal RollDental Corps


Unit: MED Dental
Promotion date: 10 November 1915


Unit: MED Dental
Promotion date: 6 April 1917


Unit: MED SnrDent Off Base Depots
Promotion date: 1 December 1917

Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Mention in Despatches

Awarded, and promulgated, 'London Gazette', second Supplement, No. 30107 (1 June 1917); 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 169 (4 October 1917).
Recommendation date: 9 March 1917

FateReturned to Australia 22 August 1919

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