|Unit||2/24th Australian Infantry Battalion|
|Conflict/Operation||Second World War, 1939-1945|
|Conflict Eligibility Date||Second World War, 1939-1947|
|Date of Death||10 May 1945|
|Place of Death||Tarakan, Borneo|
|Cause of Death||Killed in action|
|Cemetery or Memorial Details||Labuan War Cemetery, Labuan, Malaysia|
|Source||AWM147 Roll of Honour cards, 1939-1945 War, 2nd AIF (Australian Imperial Force) and CMF (Citizen Military Force)|
Roll of Honour Bill Giles
Location on the Roll of Honour
Bill Giles's name is located at panel 51 in the Commemorative Area at the Australian War Memorial (as indicated by the poppy on the plan).
Roll of Honour circular
For the First World War the circulars were forms sent to next of kin seeking details regarding the deceased. They form the basis of the card indexes from which the original Roll of Honour was compiled.
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Personal Service Records
For information about obtaining service records please see National Archives of Australia - Personal service records .
The Office of Australian War Graves has the location and other information about war graves and memorials. Search the records of the Commonwealth War Graves Commission for details about First and Second World War graves.
Roll of Honour name projection
Bill Giles's name will be projected onto the exterior of the Hall of Memory on:
- Sat 07 May 2022 at 12:12am
- Mon 04 July 2022 at 12:41am
- Thu 08 September 2022 at 7:39pm
These dates and times are estimates. Please note that previous advised times on this site have recently been changed to ensure that early evening projections are clearly visible and not affected by twilight. The actual time of projection could also change as a result of weather and other factors, so it is advisable to check closer to the date. In the rare event of a temporary loss of electrical power, the names scheduled for display in that period will not appear until the next time listed.