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Frank William RILEY

Regimental number2014
Place of birthGeraldton, Western Australia
SchoolPublic School, Geraldton, Western Australia
AddressGeraldton, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Next of kinDavid Thomas Riley, Geraldton, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets.
Enlistment date28 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 26 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 23 August 1916
Place of death or woundingPozieres, France
Age at death from cemetery records21
Place of burialWarloy-Baillon Communal Cemetery Extension (Plot VII, Row D, Grave No. 44), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of David RILEY, Chapman Road, Geraldton, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 6394 Pte David Israel RILEY, 28th Bn, returned to Australia, 12 July 1919.

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