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Arthur Lacey SMEED

Regimental number64281
Date of birth18 January 1900
Place of birthSubiaco, Western Australia
ReligionChurch of England
AddressGuildford Road, Bayswater, Western Australia
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation18
Height5' 6"
Weight126 lbs
Next of kinMother, Mrs Flora Ann Smeed, Guildford Road, Bayswater, Western Australia
Previous military serviceServed in the Cadets for four years.
Enlistment date18 March 1918
Date of enlistment from Nominal Roll27 February 1918
Place of enlistmentPerth, Western Australia
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name5th General Service Reinforcements, Western Australia (Egypt)
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Albany, Western Australia, on board SS Port Darwin on 19 September 1918
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll10th Light Horse Regiment
FateReturned to Australia 10 July 1919
Discharge date18 September 1919
Family/military connectionsFather: 50 Sergeant Leonard Arthur SMEED, Australian Army Postal Corps, died of wounds (suicide), 10 June 1916.
Other details

War service: Egypt

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Oxfordshire', 10 July 1919; disembarked Fremantle, 4 August 1919; discharged (termination of period of enlistment), 18 September 1919.

Medal: British War Medal
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMEED Arthur Lacey

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