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William John RILEY

Regimental number2011
Place of birthMelbourne Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
AddressMollonox Street, Cobar, New South Wales
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Next of kinWife, Mrs. B. Riley, Mollonox Street, Cobar, New South Wales
Enlistment date22 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name13th Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/30/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A55 Kyarra on 13 April 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll13th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 7 November 1915
Discharge date12 June 1916
Other detailsEnlisted at Liverpool, New South Wales. War service: Egypt, Gallipoli. Wounded, Gallipoli, 22 August 1915; evacuated to England, 24 August 1915; admitted to 3rd General Hospital, Wandsworth, London, 9 September 1915. Embarked at Portland for return to Australia; disembarked at Melbourne, 21 December 1915. Medals awarded: 1914/15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal.

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