John Giles

John David Giles (1887 - 1969)

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John David Giles
Born in Kensington, Adelaide, South Australia, Australiamap
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[spouse(s) unknown]
[children unknown]
Died in South Australia, Australiamap
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John Giles is an Anzac who served in World War One.

John was born in 1887. He was the son of Samuel Giles and Rebecca Oaten.[1][2] John David Giles married Annie Bonney in 1907.[3] John enlisted with the AIF & served in WW1. [4] John David Giles married Mary Margaret Bowes in 1924.[5] John David Giles married Marion Alice Roberts in 1932.[6] He passed away in 1969 and was buried in Karoonda Cemetery.[7][8]


  1. Birth registration 388/116, Genealogy SA, online database,
  3. Marriage registration 230/891, Genealogy SA, online database,
  4. The AIF Project -
  5. Marriage registration 301/221, Genealogy SA, online database,
  6. Marriage registration 335/30, Genealogy SA, online database,
  7. Death registration 64A/1078, Genealogy SA, online database,
  8. District Council of Karoonda East Murray, Cemetery Records,

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On 9 Jan 2016 at 01:14 GMT Beverly (Sanders) Rice wrote:

David John Giles known as 'Jack' spent most of his life at Karoonda, South Australia.

He married three times and in total there were 14 children. I have a photo of Jack with his 'cousin' Mary Cauchard [She would have been Hortense Rosalie Cauchard's daughter nee Menage. Hortense was Jack's father's half sister] photo taken on the Is. of Jersey late World War 1 he is dressed in Army uniform.

Rejected matches › John Thomas Giles (1885-1970)

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Categories: Karoonda Cemetery, Karoonda, South Australia | Anzacs, World War One