LEST WE FORGET

Flight Sergeant William Arthur Mackie GILES

Service No: 4785
Born: Guildford NSW, 8 June 1917
Enlisted in the RAAF: 2 October 1939 (at RAAF Station Laverton VIC)
Unit: Headquarters RAAF Station Pearce WA
Discharged from the RAAF: 14 July 1943
Died: Illness, NSW, 4 February 1947, Aged 29 Years
Buried: Niche, Rookwood Crematorium NSW
CWGC Additional Information: Son of John Porter Harris Giles and Ellen Zilla Giles; husband of Muriel Eleanor Giles, of Homebush.
Roll of Honour: Unknown
Remembered: Panel 115, Commemorative Area, Australian War Memorial, Canberra ACT

On 28 November 1945, Flight Sergeant Giles, a Fitter Armourer, was admitted to No. 110 Australian General Hospital seriously ill with a myocardial failure. He was removed from the seriously ill list on 16 December 1945. He died on 4 February 1947 and was cremated in the Rookwood Crematorium, Sydney, NSW.

References:

Australian War Memorial Roll of Honour On-Line Records
Commonwealth War Graves Commission On-Line Records
Department of Veteran’s Affairs On-Line WWII Nominal Roll
National Archives of Australia On-Line Record A705, 163/117/224