|Place of birth||Tumbarumba, New South Wales|
|Address||South Yarra, Victoria|
|Age at embarkation||20|
|Next of kin||Father, S Naisith, 39 Cliff Street, South Yarra, Victoria|
|Previous military service||Served in the 13th Bn, Citizen Military Forces, for 3 years.|
|Rank on enlistment||Private|
|Unit name||5th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement|
|AWM Embarkation Roll number||23/22/2|
|Embarkation details||Unit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on
|Rank from Nominal Roll||Private|
|Unit from Nominal Roll||1st Pioneer Battalion|
|Fate||Killed in Action
|Age at death from cemetery records||23|
|Place of burial||Tincourt New British Cemetery (Plot V, Row E, Grave No. 7), France|
|Panel number, Roll of Honour,|
Australian War Memorial
|Miscellaneous information from|
|Parents: Samuel and Eliza NAISMITH, 25 Portland Place, South Yarra, victoria|
|Family/military connections||Father: 3694 Pte Samuel James NAISMITH, 2nd Pioneer Bn, returned to Australia, 25 September 1919.|
War service: Egypt, Western Front
Admitted to 4th Auxiliary Hospital, Abbassia, Egypt, 4 December 1915; discharged to duty, 6 March 1916.
Proceeded from Alexandria to join the British Expeditionary Force, 29 March 1916; disembarked Marseilles, 4 April 1916. Taken on strength, 1st Pioneer Bn, 6 June 1916.
Appointed Lance Corporal, 8 September 1916.
Wounded in action, 7 November 1916 (shell wound, leg and back); admitted to No. 9 General Hospital, Rouen, 8 November 1916. Transferred to England, 16 November 1916, and admitted to 2nd Southern General Hospital (gun shot wound, severe). Granted furlough, 12 February 1917, to report to No. 1 Command Depot, Perham Downs, 28 February 1917.
Proceeded overseas to France, 18 October 1917; rejoined Bn, 23 October 1917. Detached for duty to 1st Australian Division, 16 April-16 May 1918.
Killed in action (enemy mine), 17 September 1918.
Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal