Private Frank Eric Giles

London Regiment

Died: Saturday 16 September 1916 (aged 25)

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Record:
GILES, FRANK ERIC
Additional information:
Son of Capt. William S. Giles and Edith E. Giles, of 285, Trinity Rd., Wandsworth Common, London; husband of Mary Reeve Giles, of San Francisco, California, U.S.A.
Cemetery:
THIEPVAL MEMORIAL
Cemetery/memorial reference:
Pier and Face 9 D 9 C 13 C and 12 C.
Country:
United Kingdom

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Name:
Major F L N Giles
Context:
joined
Date:
14 Sep 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 438 (Cheshire) Field Company Royal Engineers (page 426)
Name:
Second Lieutenant Giles
Context:
joined
Date:
19 Sep 1916
Diary:
3 DIVISION: 9 Infantry Brigade: 4 Battalion Royal Fusiliers. (page 184)
Name:
Second Lieutenant L W Giles
Context:
joined
Date:
20 Sep 1916
Diary:
2 DIVISION: 5 Infantry Brigade: 2 Battalion Oxfordshire and Buckinghamshire Light Infantry. (page 270)