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William George RILEY

Regimental number2028
Place of birthNorth Fitzroy Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
Address5O Holden Street, North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Reily, 5O Holden Street, North Fitzroy, Melbourne, Victoria
Enlistment date18 January 1915
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll2 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name6th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/23/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 17 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll6th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 30 January 1918
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Plaque in Victorian Garden of Remembrance
Date of death22 October 1959

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