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Alfred James WILES

Regimental number2273
Place of birthRichmond, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
AddressSeventh Street, Bowden, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation44
Height5' 6.5"
Weight138 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs Adelaide Wiles, Clarke Street, off Warwick Street, Walkerville, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date18 May 1916
Place of enlistmentAdelaide, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name50th Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/67/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A70 Ballarat on 12 August 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll43rd Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 1 February 1918
Discharge date8 April 1918
Other details

War service: Western Front

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Balmoral Castle', 1 February 1918; disembarked Adelaide, 22 March 1918; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 8 April 1918.

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death22 October 1926
Age at death54
Place of burialAIF Cemetery (Row 9 East, Grave 14), West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, WILES Alfred James

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