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John James RILEY

Regimental number1090
Date of birth6 October 1882
Place of birthGlebe, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressGriffith PO, Griffith via Willbridge, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinMrs A Jones, 89 Foster Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales
Enlistment date19 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentDriver
Unit name2nd Light Horse Brigade Train
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A39 Port Macquarie on 21 December 1914
Rank from Nominal RollDriver
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Motor Transport Section
FateKilled in Action 19 October 1917
Age at death from cemetery records34
Place of burialYpres Reservoir Cemetery (Plot I, Row F, Grave No. 84), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
181
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of Annie Jones (formerly RILEY), 89 Foster Street, Leichhardt, New South Wales, and the late James RILEY. Native of Glebe, New South Wales~
Other details

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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