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Aubrey SMITH

Regimental number184
Place of birthTuggerah, New South Wales
SchoolPublic School, New South Wales
ReligionChurch of England
OccupationFarmer
AddressTuggerah, New South Wales
Marital statusSingle
Age at embarkation26
Next of kinMother, Mrs Matilda Jane Smith, Tuggerah, New South Wales
Enlistment date3 January 1916
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name34th Battalion, A Company
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/51/1
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Sydney, New South Wales, on board HMAT A20 Hororata on 2 May 1916
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll34th Battalion
Other details from Roll of Honour CircularRecommended for Military Medal on account of bravery at the time of his death. Given names Ernest Aubrey on ROH.
FateDied of wounds 12 October 1917
Place of death or woundingPasschendaele, Ypres, Belgium
Age at death28
Age at death from cemetery records28
Place of burialLijssenthoek Military Cemetery (Plot XX, Row L, Grave No. 17A), Belgium
Panel number, Roll of Honour,
  Australian War Memorial
124
Miscellaneous information from
  cemetery records
Parents: Thomas and Matilda SMITH. Native of Tuggerah, New South Wales
Other details

War service: Western Front

Medals: British War Medal, Victory Medal

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