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Smith Sydney Harold BANKS

Regimental number2884
Place of birthTaree New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationEngineer
Address'The Grange', Pambula, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation22
Next of kinMother, Mrs Florence Lodge, 'The Grange', Pambula, New South Wales
Enlistment date30 March 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Field Ambulance
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A31 Ajana on 31 May 1915
Rank from Nominal Roll1st Air Mechanic
Unit from Nominal RollAustralian Flying Corps
FateDied as a result of accident 3 July 1918
Date of death3 July 1918
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialLeighterton Chury Cemetery, Boxwell-with-Leighterton, Gloucestershire, England
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Harold and Florence A. Lodge Banks-Smith, Nelson Street, Gordon, New South Wales. Born at Cundletown

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