Terence Benjamin Kiley

First Name: 
Terence
Middle Name: 
Benjamin
Last Name: 
Kiley
Date of Birth: 
Sunday, April 21, 1889
Mother's Name: 
Ann McIntyre
Father's Name: 
Patrick Kiley
Date Enlisted: 
Friday, April 27, 1917
Rank at Enlistment: 
Private
Rank at Discharge: 
Private
Unit: 
1st Battalion
Company: 
C
Service: 
Infantry
Awards: 
British War Medal
Victory Medal
Date of Death: 
Wednesday, September 18, 1918
Place of Death: 
Hindenburg Line
Cause of Death: 
Killed in action
Details: 

Terence Kiley (Service No 7511) was born in Gerringong, N.S.W. and enlisted at the age of 28, when he was single and employed as a labourer.

He embarked from Sydney on board HMAT A74 Marathon with 25th Reinforcements, 1st Battalion, on 10th May 1917.

The troops arrived in England on 20th July 1917, and after some training Terence joined C Company, 1st Battalion, in France on 10th December 1917.

On 18th September 1918 whilst involved in an attack on the Hindenburg Line, Terence was shot in the head and killed.

There is no known grave for Terence; he commemorated on the Australian National Memorial at Villers-Bretonneaux, France.

Sources: 
NAA: B2455, KILEY TERENCE BENJAMIN

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