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Regimental number3692
OccupationRefrigerating accountant
Address23 Summer Street, Stanley Bay, Auckland, New Zealand
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation27
Next of kinBrother, S Layton-Smith, 23 Summer Street, Stanley Bay, Auckland, New Zealand
Enlistment date15 August 1915
Rank on enlistmentActing Sergeant
Unit name19th Battalion, 8th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/36/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A35 Berrima on 12 December 1915
Regimental number from Nominal RollCommissioned
Rank from Nominal RollLieutenant
Unit from Nominal Roll17th Battalion
Recommendations (Medals and Awards)

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 5 March 1918

Military Cross

Recommendation date: 9 March 1918

Mention in Despatches

Not awarded.
Recommendation date: 24 September 1918

FateEffective abroad (still overseas)

Military Cross

Source: 'Commonwealth Gazette' No. 165
Date: 24 October 1918

Other detailsMedals: Military Cross, 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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