Walter Joseph RYLES

Regimental number7546
Date of birth23 June 1897
Place of birthMelbourne, Victoria
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationBrick maker
AddressCrystal Brook, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation20.3
Height5' 9"
Weight140 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs A Ryles, Crystal Brook, South Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Compulsory Military Training scheme.
Enlistment date8 September 1917
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll1 September 1917
Place of enlistmentCrystal Brook, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name10th Battalion, 25th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/27/5
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A60 Aeneas on 30 October 1917
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 18 July 1919
Discharge date4 October 1919
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Takada', 18 July 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 4 October 1919.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

Also served in World War II: Service No S342.
Date of death22 April 1983
Age at death85
Place of burialCheltenham Cemetery, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, RYLES Walter Joseph