[Letter from AIF to Mr Giles]
AUSTRALIAN IMPERIAL FORCE
Base Records Office, A.I.E.F.
D.H. Melbourne. 11th Sept, 1916
I regret to advise you that No. 2837, Private A.C. Giles, Ist Battalion, has been wounded, the nature of which and the name of the hospital to which he has been admitted are not at present known here, but on receipt of later information you will be promptly notified. It is not stated as being serious and in the absence of further reports it is to be assumed that all wounded are progressing satisfactorily.
It should be clearly understood that if no further advice is received this Department has no later information to give.
Letters should be addressed as under:-
WOUNDED Regimental Number, Rank and Name,
Australian Imperial Force,
C/o A.I.F. Headquarters,
130 Horseferry Road,
Westminster, LONDON. S.W.
Officer i/c Base Records.
20 Marshall St.,