STILES, Albert

Service Number: 944
Enlisted: 12 July 1915, Melbourne, Vic.
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 31st Infantry Battalion
Born: Yarraville, Victoria, Australia, April 1895
Home Town: Williamstown, Hobsons Bay, Victoria
Schooling: Williamstown State School, Victoria, Australia
Occupation: Engine-Driver
Died: Killed in Action, France, 21 July 1916
Cemetery: Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery, Fleurbaix, Bethune, Nord Pas de Calais, France
Rue-Petillon Military Cemetery (Plot I, Row L, Grave No. 67), Fleurbaix Pas de Calais, France
Memorials: Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour, Williamstown Pictorial Honour Board
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World War 1 Service

12 Jul 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, 944, 31st Infantry Battalion, Melbourne, Vic.
9 Nov 1915: Involvement Private, 944, 31st Infantry Battalion
9 Nov 1915: Embarked Private, 944, 31st Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Melbourne

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Biography contributed by Millie Curry

Albert Stiles was born in 1896 Yarraville, Victoria. His parents were Benjamin and Martha Stiles. Stiles went to school in Williamstown State School in Victoria. He was 5'7 and weighed 138 lbs. He enrolled for the army on the 12th of July 1915 and was placed in the 31st Battalion, D Company. He then trained in Alexandria, Egypt and them moved to France (Western Front). He died in July the next year (1916), he was killled in action. Albert had no wife or children.