William Michael RILEY


RILEY, William Michael

Service Number: 4558
Enlisted: 21 August 1915
Last Rank: Private
Last Unit: 9th Infantry Battalion
Born: Bundaberg, Qld., 1885
Home Town: Lismore, New South Wales
Schooling: Not yet discovered
Occupation: Labourer
Died: Illness - Tubercle of Lungs, 1st Australian Auxiliary Hospital, Harefield, England, 20 June 1918
Cemetery: Harefield (St. Mary) Churchyard
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Memorials: Dunoon District War Memorial
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World War 1 Service

21 Aug 1915: Enlisted AIF WW1, Private, SN 4558, 9th Infantry Battalion
31 Jan 1916: Involvement Private, SN 4558, 9th Infantry Battalion
31 Jan 1916: Embarked Private, SN 4558, 9th Infantry Battalion, HMAT Wandilla, Brisbane

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Biography contributed by Faithe Jones

Son of Thomas and Elizabeth RILEY, 48 Orion Street, Lismore, New South Wales

The sad news reached Lismore last week of the death of Private William Michael Riley, son of Mrs. Elizabeth Riley, of Ballina-street, Lismore. He was a good Catholic lad, and much sympathy is expressed for his respected mother. — R.I.P.