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Ephrain RYLES

Regimental number3688
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressMannum, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation41
Height5' 8.5"
Weight135 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs E M Ryles, Green Street, Brompton Park, South Australia
Previous military service2 years Field Artillery Vol. resigned
Enlistment date2 January 1917
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 9
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A48 Seang Bee on 10 February 1917
Rank from Nominal RollSapper
Unit from Nominal Roll14th Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 5 July 1919
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Spelt Ephraim Ryles on NR
Discharge date25 September 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Port Melbourne', 5 July 1919; disembarked Adelaide, 18 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), Adelaide, 25 September 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death11 August 1930
Age at death53
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, RYLES Ephrain

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