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James Ezekiel SMILEY

Regimental number3451
Place of birthNorthcote, Victoria
SchoolNorthcote State School, Victoria
OccupationHospital attendant
Address85 Beavers Road, Northcote, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation23
Next of kinFather, W Wood, 85 Beavers Road, Northcote, Victoria
Enlistment date6 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name8th Battalion, 11th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/25/4
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Adelaide, South Australia, on board HMAT A71 Nestor on 11 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll59th Battalion
FateDied of disease 30 December 1917
Miscellaneous details (Nominal Roll)*Given name Ezekiel James
Place of death or woundingDied in Hospital in Sweden.
Age at death25
Age at death from cemetery records25
Place of burialSt John's Churchyard, Sutton Veny, Wiltshire, England
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Ezekiel and Margaret SMILEY, 85 Beavers Road, Northcote, Victoria
Family/military connectionsBrother: 4919 Pte John Willis SMILEY, 14th Bn, killed in action, 30 March 1918.

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