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Archibald SMILLIE

Regimental number2381
Place of birthWorkington, Cumberland, England
SchoolVictoria School, Workington, Cumberland, England
Age on arrival in Australia15
ReligionPresbyterian
OccupationFarm labourer
Addressc/o H Hughes, 72 Reynard Street, Coburg, Victoria
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation21
Next of kinFather, Hugh Smillie, Central Avenue, Chester Park, Beaconsfield, Fremantle, Western Australia
Enlistment date10 July 1915
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name22nd Battalion, 5th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/39/2
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board RMS Osterley on 29 September 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll22nd Battalion
FateDied of wounds 22 July 1918
Place of death or woundingFrance
Age at death21
Age at death from cemetery records24
Place of burialSt. Riquier British Cemetery (Row B, Grave No. 8), France
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
97
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Son of M. SMILLIE, Central Avenue, Beaconsfield, Fremantle, Western Australia
Family/military connectionsBrother: 56428 Pte Thomas SMILLIE, 11th Bn, returned to Australia, 23 July 1919.
Other details

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

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