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William Thomas RILEY

Regimental number12
Place of birthBlackburn England
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationHotel groom
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinMother, Mrs Nancy Alice Riley, 67 Walter Street, Blackburn, Lancashire, England
Enlistment date21 September 1914
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name9th Light Horse Regiment, Headquarters
AWM Embarkation Roll number10/14/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board Transport A10 Karroo on 11 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll9th Light Horse Regiment
FateDied of wounds 15 June 1915
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialAri Burnu Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 16), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: William and Nancy RILEY, 64 Walter Street, Blackburn, England

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