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John Albert RILLEY

Regimental number2705
Place of birthBald Hills Queensland
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFisherman
AddressBrisbane, Queensland
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Sarah Elizabeth Rilley, Bald Hills, North Coast Line, Queensland
Enlistment date5 August 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name47th Battalion, 6th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/64/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Brisbane, Queensland, on board HMAT A74 Marathon on 27 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll46th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 18 August 1918
Place of burialFouquescourt British Cemetery (Plot I, Row B, Grave No. 3), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
142
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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