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John Thomas SMEAD

Regimental number1605
Place of birthSt Arnaud, Victoria
SchoolChurch of England School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationLabourer
AddressNapier Street, St Arnaud, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Thos Smead, Napier Street, St Arnaud, Victoria
Previous military serviceServed for 3 years in the Citizen Forces.
Enlistment date5 December 1914
Place of enlistmentMelbourne, Victoria
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/22/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A54 Runic on 19 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll5th Battalion
FateDied of wounds 24 September 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Thomas John
Place of death or woundingMenin Road, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death24
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialWimereux Communal Cemetery (Plot VI, Row B, Grave No. 9), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
45
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Elizabeth SMEAD, 12 Erica Street, Windsor, Victoria. Native of St. Arnaud, Victoria

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