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Alfred SMITH

Regimental number3172
Place of birthLaunceston, Tasmania
ReligionRoman Catholic
OccupationLabourer
Address13 Melbourne Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Marital statusMarried
Age at embarkation28
Height5' 6.5"
Weight149 lbs
Next of kinWife, Mrs E Smith, 13 Melbourne Street, Hobart, Tasmania
Previous military serviceNil
Enlistment date28 July 1915
Place of enlistmentClaremont, Tasmania
Rank on enlistmentPrivate
Unit name12th Battalion, 10th Reinforcement
AWM Embarkation Roll number23/29/3
Embarkation detailsUnit embarked from Melbourne, Victoria, on board HMAT A17 Port Lincoln on 16 October 1915
Rank from Nominal RollPrivate
Unit from Nominal Roll15th Battalion
FateReturned to Australia 8 May 1919
Discharge date9 September 1919
Other details

Commenced return to Australia on board HT 'Devanha', 8 May 1919; disembarked Melbourne, 23 June 1919, remaining in Melbourne; discharged (medically unfit), Melbourne, 9 September 1919.

Medals: 1914-15 Star, British War Medal, Victory Medal
Date of death14 April 1928
Place of burialCornelian Bay Cemetery, Hobart, Tasmania
SourcesNAA: B2455, SMITH Alfred

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