First name: Arthur
Middle name: Clyde
Last name: Giles
Rank Private on enlistment, Corporal on Nominal Roll; served with the 1st Battalion, 15th Reinforcement in Egypt before embarking for France 28 Mar. 1916. He attended the School of Instruction at Etaples 3 Aug. 1916, was wounded in action in France 18 Aug. 1916, hospitalised in England, wounded again 4 Oct. 1917 and returned to Australia in May 1919. Clyde Giles enlisted in the Australian Military Forces in Feb. 1942 but was discharged because of illness. His diary includes the period between 1914 and 1915 when he was steward aboad the New Zealand passenger ship Maunganui.
His brother John Albert Giles also served in the A.I.F., with the 53rd Battalion, 14th Brigade