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Herbert John Percival EYLES

Regimental number2328
Place of birthAdelaide, South Australia
SchoolProtestant School
ReligionMethodist
OccupationLabourer
AddressAdelaide, South Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs E Eyles, 3 Oakley Street, Adelaide, South Australia
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll3 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name32nd Battalion, 4th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/49/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board RMS Mongolia on 9 March 1916
Regimental number from Nominal Roll2328A
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll30th Battalion
FateKilled in Action 25 November 1916
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death27.4
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialBienvillers Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row M, Grave No. 12), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
117
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: John and Ellen EYLES, 88Leicester Street, Parkside, South Australia. Native of Adelaide, South Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 3304 Lance Corporal William Charles Frederick EYLES, 50th Bn, killed in action, 11 October 1917.
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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