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Giles H C    Pte   46

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Volunteers of Essendon and Flemington, 1914-1918


Giles H C     Pte    46    Henry Claude               7 Inf Bn    21    Salesman    Single    C of E       

Address:    Moonee Ponds, Holmes Rd, 111   

Next of Kin:    Giles, H T, 111 Holmes Rd, Moonee Ponds   

Enlisted:    18 Aug 1914       

Embarked:     A20 Hororata 19 Oct 1914   

Prior Service:  3 years 5th AIR


Mentioned in these publications:

St Thomas' Parish Magazine, April 1915 p2 [Gyles]

St Thomas' Parish Magazine, June 1915 p9  [Gyles] 


Essendon Gazette 12 August 1915


It is reported that Private H. C. Giles, (7th Batt.), of Moonee Ponds, has left England to rejoin his unit.


Lance Corporal H C Giles No 46 was given permission to ride a bicycle while in

the 2nd machine Gun Coy, 31 May 1918. Source: Discovering Anzacs, uploaded by susankmeyers.


Private H C Giles, No 46 of 1st Machine Gun Co was  returned to Australia on 8

October 1918, probably due to Special Leave given men who had enlisted in 1914. 

This pass shows that on his return he was given leave from 28 Dec  1918 to 21 Jan  1918.


One Thousand Days with the AIF


War Service Commemorated   

Essendon Town Hall F-L

Presentation to Nurse Jacobson

Moonee Ponds West Methodist  [C]

Moonee Ponds West State School  [C]

Patriotic Concert 1914

St James Church of England, Moonee Ponds   [C]

Essendon Gazette Roll of Honour Wounded

Regimental Register

“Send off to the Essendon Boys”



GILES.-Mr. and Mrs. H. C. Giles, of 32 Greville street,

North Essendon, have pleasure in announcing the

25th anniversary of their wedding celebrated May 15,

1920, by Rev. John Bradbury at Moonee Ponds West

Methodist Church (now Aberfeldie).

The Argus 15 May 1945




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