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James Percy RILEY

Regimental number2126
Place of birthStewart's Brook, Scone, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, Stewart's Brook, Scone, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
AddressStewart's Brook, Scone, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation30
Next of kinFather, Cornelius Riley, Stewart's Brook, Scone, New South Wales
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date25 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 April 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name36th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/53/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A68 Anchises on 24 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularLeft Australia, 36th Bn; first wounded at Armentieres. Returned to duty; wounded 2nd occasion at Bray, 22 August 1918. Died ofv wounds, 11/9/18, Oxford, England.' (details from father)
FateDied of wounds 11 September 1918
Place of death or woundingBray, France
Age at death from cemetery records32
Place of burialOxford (Botley) Cemetery (Row II, Grave No. 119), Oxfordshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Cornelius and Harriett RILEY, Stewart's Brook, Scone, New South Wales
Family/military connectionsBrother: 7541 Pte John Hampton RILEY, 45th Bn, returned to Australia, 9 December 1918.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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