MILES, James William Yexley
(Service number 2/3044)
|First Rank||Driver||Last Rank|
|Date||6 April 1896||Place of Birth||Temuka|
|Address at Enlistment||149 Thorndon Quay, Wellington|
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|Next of Kin||A. C. MILES (brother), Makikihi, Canterbury|
|Religion||Church of England|
|Served with||NZ Armed Forces||Served in||Army|
|Body on Embarkation||New Zealand Expeditionary Force|
|Unit, Squadron, or Ship||11th Reinforcements New Zealand Field Artillery, No. 6 Howitzer Battery|
|Date||1 April 1916|
|Transport||Tagiti or Maunganui|
|Embarked From||Wellington||Destination||Suez, Egypt|
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June 1917 reported to be slowly improving.
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James William Yexley was the younger son of James Battley and Elizabeth Ann (née Lake) Miles. He was educated at Temuka and Gore schools.
Auckland War Memorial Museum Cenotaph Database [01 May 2017]; NZ BDM Indexes (Department of Internal Affairs) [01 May 2017]; Timaru Herald, 14 June 1917 (Papers Past) [13 Decmber 2015]
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