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Lester Robert SMEETH

Regimental number1634
Place of birthBrunswick, Victoria
Other NamesLeslie
SchoolState School, Victoria
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationPainter
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation25
Next of kinFather, Thomas Smeeth, Bunbury, Western Australia
Enlistment date5 January 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name11th Battalion, 3rd Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/28/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Fremantle, Western Australia, on board HMAT A50 Itonus on 22 February 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll11th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularGiven name Leslie on Roll of Honour circular.
FateKilled in Action 27 June 1915
Place of death or woundingGallipoli, Turkey
Age at death26
Age at death from cemetery records26
Place of burialLone Pine Cemetery (Plot I, row G, Grave No. 9), Gallipoli, Turkey
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
64
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: thomas and Mary SMEETH, Bunbury, Western Australia. Native of Brunswick, Victoria
Other details

War service: Egypt, Gallipoli

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal

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