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William Jackson RILEY

Regimental number1887
Place of birthHemingbrough England
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationLabourer
Address'Kiora', 23 Woolcott Street, Darlinghurst, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinFather, Thomas Wm Riley, Storewood, East Cottingwith, Yorkshire, England
Enlistment date1 April 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll11 March 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name35th Battalion, 2nd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/52/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A15 Port Sydney on 4 September 1916
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll35th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 4 April 1918
Place of burialVillers-Bretonneux Military Cemetery (Plot XII, Row C, Grave No. I), Fouilloy, France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
126
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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