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William Horace Jardine SMITH

Regimental number457
Place of birthChristchurch, New Zealand
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationRailway ganger
Addressc/o Miss E A Riege, 'Quebec, ' Port, Adelaide, South Australia
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation37
Height5' 4"
Weight121 lbs
Next of kinFriend, Miss E Riege, 'Quebec, ' Port, Adelaide, South Australia
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date27 January 1915
Place of enlistmentKeswick, South Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name27th Battalion, B Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/44/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A2 Geelong on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal RollCorporal
Unit from Nominal Roll27th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 17 October 1916
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name William Horace
Discharge date15 February 1917
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Ajana', 17 October 1916; disembarked Adelaide,5 December 1916; discharged (medically unfit), Adelaide, 15 February 1917.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death18 March 1929
Age at death54
Place of burialAIF Cemetery, West Terrace, Adelaide, South Australia
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH William Horace Jardine

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