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Otto Giles

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 62), Page: 29 - No known copyright restrictions

Nominal Roll Vol 3 (Roll 62), Page: 29 - No known copyright restrictions

Identity

  • Title
  • Forenames
    Otto AWMM
  • Surname
    Giles AWMM
  • Ingoa
  • Also known as
  • Service number
    WWI 45594 AWMM
  • Gender
    Male AWMM
  • Iwi / Hapū / Waka / Rohe
  • Religion

Civilian life

About birth

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  • Birth
    10 March 1888 Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra KaiapoiCanterbury Peter Dennis, UNSW Canberra
  • Date of birth
  • Place of birth
  • Birth notes
  • Address before enlistment
  • Post war occupation
  • Next of kin on embarkation
    O. Giles (father), Kaiapoi, Canterbury, New Zealand AWMM
  • Relationship status

Service

Wars and conflicts

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  • War
  • Campaign
    1914-1919 Western Front AWMM
  • Armed force / branch
    Army AWMM
  • Service number
    WWI 45594 AWMM
  • Military service
  • Promotions/ Postings/ Transfers

Military decorations

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Training and Enlistment

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  • Military training
  • Branch Trade Proficiency
  • Enlistment
    WW1 Unknown AWMM Farm hand/Civilian AWMM
  • Occupation before enlistment
  • Age on enlistment

Embarkations

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Prisoner of war

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  • Capture details
  • Days interned
  • Liberation date
  • Liberation Repatriation
  • POW liberation details
  • POW serial number

Medical history

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  • Medical notes
    • Height, WWI AWMM
      5' 7" AWMM
    • Weight, WWI AWMM
      164 lb AWMM

Last known rank

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  • Last rank

Biographical information

Biographical information

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  • Embarked Wellington on board HMNZT 'Turakina', 26 April 1917; admitted to ship's hospital, at sea, 4 June 1917; discharged from ship's hospital, 9 June 1917; disembarked Devonport, England, 20 July 1917, and marched into Sling Camp.
    Proceeded overseas to France, 14 September 1917; joined 4th Bn, New Zealand Rifle Brigade, in the field, 8 October 1917, and posted to C Company.
    Wounded in action, 12 October 1917 (foot, mild); admitted to 3rd Australian Field Ambulance, 13 October 1917, and transferred same day to 17th Casualty Clearing Station; to NZ Convalescent Depot, Etaples, 25 October 1917; to No 14 Convalescent Depot, Trouville, 26 October 1917; rejoined unit, in the field, 17 January 1918.
    Wounded in action (second occasion), 5 April 1918; remained at duty.
    Detached to Tunnelling Company, 2 July 1918; rejoined unit from detachment, 7 September 1918.
    On leave to United Kingdom, 16 October 1918.
    Commenced return to New Zealand from London on board HT 'Waimana', 10 May 1919; disembarked Auckland, 23 June 1919; discharged, 21 July 1919.
    Total war service: 2 years 181 days (of which 2 years 59 days were abroad)

    Parents: Obed and Elizabeth Giles (both b. New Zealand) AWMM
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Death

About death

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  • Death
  • Date of death
  • Age at death
  • Place of death
  • Cause of death
  • Death notes
  • Cemetery
  • Cemetery name
  • Grave reference
  • Obituary
  • Memorial name
  • Memorial reference

Memorials

Memorial

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Sources

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