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William David SMITH

Regimental number2943
Place of birthOwaka, New Zealand
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationPainter
AddressPerth, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation31
Next of kinSister, Mrs M A Tyler, Catline River, Otago, New Zealand
Enlistment date15 August 1914
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll17 August 1914
Place of enlistmentGuildford, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Pioneer Battalion, Reinforcement 6
AWM Embarkation Roll number14/17/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A16 Port Melbourne on 30 October 1916
Rank from Nominal RollLance Corporal
Unit from Nominal Roll3rd Field Company Engineers
FateReturned to Australia 12 May 1919

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